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30 Minute Cajun Salmon with Salted Lime Butter

What you need

pinch of cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon coarse sea salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon dried italian seasoning
1/2 lime, zest freshly grated
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 (2 pound) salmon filet
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

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How to do it

1. Preheat the broiler in your oven to high and set the oven rack about 6 inchesbelow it.

2. Place the salmon on a baking sheet and brush it with the grapeseed oil. If desired, you can rub it with 1 tablespoon of the lime butter instead (or in addition to, for flavor). In a bowl, stir together the paprika, italian seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic, onion powder, pepper flakes and cayenne. Sprinkle it evenly over the top of the salmon filet and press gently to adhere.Broil the salmon for 6 to 8 minutes, or until just opaque and flakey with a fork.

3. Remove from the oven and cover with a few teaspoons of the lime butter.

4. Serve with rice and lime wedges for spritzing.salted lime butter

5. Stir together the butter, lime zest and salt until combined.

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Nutrition

Calories
493.06cal ( 24.65% of daily need)
Fat
32.89g ( 50.6% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
10.12g ( 63.25% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
2.27g ( 0.76% of daily need)
Sugar
0.27g ( 0.3% of daily need)
Cholesterol
154.84mg ( 51.61% of daily need)
Sodium
469.88mg ( 20.43% of daily need)
Protein
45.44g ( 90.88% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
7.24µg ( 120.6% of daily need)
Selenium
83.2µg ( 118.86% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
1.89mg ( 94.49% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
17.96mg ( 89.8% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.88mg ( 51.81% of daily need)
Phosphorus
464.35mg ( 46.43% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
3.84mg ( 38.35% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.52mg ( 34.8% of daily need)
Potassium
1156.62mg ( 33.05% of daily need)
Copper
0.59mg ( 29.55% of daily need)
Vitamin E
2.7mg ( 18.03% of daily need)
Magnesium
70.21mg ( 17.55% of daily need)
Vitamin A
785.44IU ( 15.71% of daily need)
Folate
59.69µg ( 14.92% of daily need)
Iron
2.26mg ( 12.56% of daily need)
Zinc
1.55mg ( 10.3% of daily need)
Manganese
0.11mg ( 5.75% of daily need)
Vitamin K
5.25µg ( 5% of daily need)
Calcium
45.92mg ( 4.59% of daily need)
Fiber
0.85g ( 3.4% of daily need)
Vitamin C
2.54mg ( 3.08% of daily need)
Vitamin D
0.21µg ( 1.4% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
37.33%
Fat
60.8%
Carbs
1.87%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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