Spice-Rubbed Roasted Salmon With Lemon-Garlic Spinach

“From Cooking Light December 2007. Don't let the mix of spices fool you, this one is a keeper. The smell and flavor is amazing. Definitely a restaurant quality dish. The spinach... I just found a new favorite way to prepare fresh cooked spinach. I hope you enjoy as much as I did! Served with garlic mashed potatoes. Note: I forgot to add the fresh cilantro; looking forward to making this again and tasting it with the cilantro garnish.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. To prepare salmon, combine first 6 ingredients; rub spice mixture evenly over fish. Place onion in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Place fish on top of onion; bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
  3. To prepare spinach, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute. Add half of spinach; cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add remaining spinach; cook 4 minutes or until wilted, stirring frequently. Sprinkle spinach mixture with rind and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in juice; remove from heat.
  4. Place salmon on a platter. Arrange onions and spinach evenly around salmon. Sprinkle salmon with chopped fresh cilantro. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

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