Spicy Cardamom Salmon (North African Inspired)

“This original recipe was created for the ZWT6 Mixing Pot Challenge, hosted by the Fish & Seafood Forum. Team X-tra Hot Dishes has lived up to it's name and just like the influential flavors of North Africa, we are spicy and energetic with a balance of zesty sweetness mixed in. This easy, yet bold-flavored rub for salmon shows off some of our best qualities!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and liberally spray a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place the salmon fillets, skin side down, in dish and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients (except fresh cilantro) and stir well to form a slightly dry paste.
  4. Gently rub the paste onto the salmon and bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.

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