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Simple Moroccan Salmon

Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Total Time: 17 min.
Servings: 2

What you need

pinch cayenne
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon oil for searing
Garnish- orange zest
2 (thick) salmon filets 4- 6 ounces each
½ teaspoon salt
¾ teaspoon sugar (or brown sugar)

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How to do it

1. Preheat oven to 350FIn a small bowl, combine cinnamon, cumin, salt, sugar and cayenne.Sprinkle over both sides of the salmon.

2. Heat oil in a oven proof skillet (cast iron) over medium high heat. Sear salmon on both sides 2 minutes on each side then place in the warm oven to finish for 5 minutes or to desired doneness.

3. Garnish with orange zest and serve with Moroccan Quinoa Salad

4. Note: To keep this vegetarian, coat two pieces of tofu with the spice mix and sear like the salmon. Alternately, you could sear cooked chickpeas with the spices and crisp them up.

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Nutrition

Calories
323.99cal ( 16.2% of daily need)
Fat
17.93g ( 27.58% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
2.2g ( 13.73% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
5.15g ( 1.72% of daily need)
Sugar
1.52g ( 1.69% of daily need)
Cholesterol
93.5mg ( 31.17% of daily need)
Sodium
657.45mg ( 28.58% of daily need)
Protein
34.02g ( 68.05% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
5.41µg ( 90.1% of daily need)
Selenium
62.23µg ( 88.89% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
1.42mg ( 70.8% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
13.5mg ( 67.52% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.66mg ( 38.79% of daily need)
Phosphorus
345.48mg ( 34.55% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
2.89mg ( 28.89% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.4mg ( 26.8% of daily need)
Potassium
870.69mg ( 24.88% of daily need)
Copper
0.44mg ( 22.14% of daily need)
Vitamin C
16.42mg ( 19.9% of daily need)
Magnesium
54.16mg ( 13.54% of daily need)
Folate
46.23µg ( 11.56% of daily need)
Iron
1.84mg ( 10.22% of daily need)
Vitamin E
1.3mg ( 8.64% of daily need)
Zinc
1.15mg ( 7.69% of daily need)
Manganese
0.13mg ( 6.69% of daily need)
Fiber
1.6g ( 6.41% of daily need)
Calcium
49.83mg ( 4.98% of daily need)
Vitamin K
5.21µg ( 4.97% of daily need)
Vitamin A
147.03IU ( 2.94% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
42.79%
Fat
50.73%
Carbs
6.48%
* 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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