By JJ Virgin

Seared Chili Lime Wild Salmon with Nutty Gremolata


August 24, 2022

Wild salmon is high in protein as well as anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, which support heart and brain health.

Makes 2 servings


2 5 oz. pieces of wild salmon (such as king, sockeye, or coho salmon)

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp Himalayan salt

2 tsp lime zest 

1 bunch parsley, finely chopped

Zest from 1 lemon (about 1 tsp)

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 oz. slivered almonds, finely chopped

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


1Gently rinse salmon and pat dry with a paper towel.

2Mix chili powder, garlic powder, and salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle seasoning on both pieces of fish and add lime zest on top. Coat fish with olive oil. Set aside.

3Make the Nutty Gremolata: Mix chopped parsley, lemon zest, minced garlic cloves, and chopped almonds. Set aside.

4Heat a non-stick pan to medium. Place salmon skin-side down in the pan. Sear for 5 to 10 minutes on each side.

5Place salmon on a plate and top with Nutty Gremolata. Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts

Sodium462 mg
Potassium506 mg
Protein42 g
Cholesterol117 mg
Sugar1 g
Total Fat21 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3 g
Monounsaturated Fat10 g
Trans Fat0 g
Total Carbohydrates10 g
Dietary Fiber5 g