(WSVN) - It’s a complete dinner that’s easy to put together, and just takes minutes to bake in the oven. A unique seafood dish is on the menu as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Chef: Belkys Nerey
The Dish: Chili Lime Salmon
½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (or juice of 2 limes)
¼ cup fresh chopped parsley
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon minced garlic (or 4 crushed garlic cloves)
1½ teaspoons red chilli flakes (adjust to your preference of spice)
1 teaspoon ground Cumin
1½ teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon honey
4 salmon fillets (wild caught if possible)
1 red bell pepper, seeds removed and chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeds removed and chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, seeds removed and chopped
1 onion, cut into wedges
Method of Preparation:
– Preheat oven to grill/broil settings on high heat. Spray a baking sheet tray with cooking oil spray; set aside.
– Whisk lime juice, parsley, olive oil, water, garlic, chili flakes, cumin, salt and parsley together to combine. Add the honey and whisk again until the honey runs smooth through the rest of the ingredients. Arrange the salmon fillets, peppers and onion in a single layer on the prepared baking tray; and pour over half of the marinade. Toss peppers and onion to coat; and rotate the salmon to coat in the marinade.
– Broil or grill until the peppers are just beginning to char at the edges (about 10 minutes) and the salmon is cooked to your liking (about 10 minutes). Remove from the oven.
– Serve with lime wedges and remaining marinade for added flavor. (If the peppers are not done to your liking, simply transfer the salmon to a plate and return peppers to the oven until roasted to your liking).
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