Spice Rubbed Oven Baked Salmon
This spice rubbed oven baked salmon recipe is smokey, peppery, sweet, and a little spicy. Ready in 15 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
- 2 6oz fresh or thawed salmon fillets cut in half
- 1 Tablespoon avocado oil
- 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
- 1½ teaspoons ancho chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- ⅛ teaspoon cayenne powder
- pinch salt & pepper
- rainbow cabbage salad on the side
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, ancho chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, cayenne, and salt & pepper.
Cover your salmon fillets with oil and then rub your salmon fillets with the spice rub.
Bake the salmon for 6 - 8 minutes until done. For larger pieces, bake for 10 - 12 minutes until done.
Calories: 96.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.61g | Protein: 0.72g | Fat: 7.63g | Saturated Fat: 0.89g | Cholesterol: 0.55mg | Sodium: 29.08mg | Potassium: 69.93mg | Fiber: 0.87g | Sugar: 6.06g | Vitamin A: 937.29IU | Calcium: 9.31mg | Iron: 1.14mg