6 salmon fillets, skin on (About 1 pound total)
3 tablespoons oil, divided (such as canola or olive oil)
1 tablespoon of honey (or 100% maple syrup)
Juice of 1 lime
3 tablespoons salt-free jerk spice blend or the following homemade seasoning blend:
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 teaspoon cayenne powder
1 teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon ground allspice
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ginger
- Rinse salmon and pat dry with a paper towel. Place in a gallon size Ziploc bag or baking dish and set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together spices, 2 tablespoons of oil, honey, and lime juice. Pour marinade over salmon, be sure to coat each piece on both sides. Seal the bag or cover, if using a dish. Let salmon marinate for at least 20 minutes, and up to 2 hours.
- In a large skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon of oil on medium-high heat. Cook salmon for 8 minutes, turning over once halfway, and until cooked through and lightly golden on each side. Serve immediately.
Recipe contributed by Natasha Eziquiel-Shriro, MS, RDN, CDN