Southwest Salmon Fillets

Southwest Salmon Fillets

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10 min


The robust flavors of the southwest pair wonderfully with meaty salmon fillets. Try to find wild salmon--the flavor is more pronounced.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 fillet
Calories per serving: 190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.6g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Protein 25.9g 36%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground dried chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
  • 4 (4- to 5-oz) skin-on salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons fresh limejuice

Step by Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl stir together first three ingredients. Place salmon fillets, skin side down, on a baking sheet sprayed with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over salmon fillets. Drizzle lime juice over salmon.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily.