Spicy Roasted Wild Salmon Dinner Fillets


1 (6-ounce) wild Alaskan salmon dinner fillet, cut into 2 equal pieces
1 tablespoon plus 1½ teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 large clove garlic, minced
¼ teaspoon red pepper
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon oregano leaves
1/8-teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon low fat margarine
2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro


Preheat oven to 400F.

Spray a shallow 1- quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place salmon, skin side down, in prepared dish. Pour 1 tablespoon lime juice over fillets. Marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes. 

Combine garlic, red pepper, cumin, oregano, black pepper, cilantro and blend into margarine; divide mixture evenly. Pat salmon lightly with paper towel, then gently spread margarine mixture onto tops of salmon. 

Roast 10-15 minutes or until salmon is opaque and flakes when tested with fork. 

Can also be cooked at 275F for 25-30 minutes. 

Recipe submitted by A. Limbaug, Texas in SeaBear's online Smoked Salmon Recipe Contest

Serves 2.