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Salmon with Sweet and Spicy Rub

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 7 min
  • Yield: 6 servings, serving size: 1 salmon fillet
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

Nonstick cooking Spray

2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

6 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skin and any pin bones removed

1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Coat your grill or a grill pan with cooking spray and preheat over medium heat. While the grill is heating, combine the brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Brush each salmon fillet with 1/2 teaspoon of the oil, then rub each fillet with about 1/2 tablespoon of the spice mixture.
  2. Grill the salmon, flesh side down, until charred, 4 to 5 minutes. Flip the salmon and cook another 5 to 6 minutes for medium doneness. For well done fish, cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to a platter and serve immediately.
  3. Excellent source of: Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium
  4. Good source of: Folate, Magnesium
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