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Recipe: Cilantro-Topped Salmon

Experience a harmonious blend of fresh flavors when salmon fillets meet vibrant cilantro and lime. The original recipe and instructions can be found at Taste of Home.

Total Time 30 minutes

Servings 6 servings

Calories 232 cal / serving


  • 1-1/2 pounds salmon fillets

  • 1/4 cup lime juice, divided

  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro

  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • Optional: Lime wedges, sliced jalapenos and cilantro sprigs


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place salmon skin side down in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the cilantro, onions, jalapeño, oil, salt, pepper and remaining lime juice. Spread over salmon.

  3. Bake, uncovered, until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 20-25 minutes. If desired, serve with lime wedges, jalapeños and cilantro sprigs.

Photo by Taste of Home


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