Sweet And Spicy Salmon

Sweet And Spicy Salmon
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This sweet and spicy salmon is covered in a brown sugar, chili powder and ground cumin spice rub and then pan seared until the fish is perfectly charred. It is delicious on a bed of brown or white rice or with a side of greens.
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Sweet and Spicy Salmon
Total time: 25 minutes
  • 4 salmon fillets, skin and any bones discarded
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  1. Heat pan with some of the oil over medium heat.
  2. While pan heats up, combine brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Brush each salmon fillet with 1/2 teaspoon of oil, then rub each piece of fish with 1/2 tablespoon of spice mixture.
  4. Cook the salmon flesh side down, until charred, which will take 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Flip the salmon and cook another 8 minutes and serve.