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Brown Sugar Lime Baked Salmon Recipe

Brown Sugar Lime Baked Salmon Recipe

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How To Make Brown Sugar Lime Baked Salmon

Baked salmon with a sweet and slightly tangy brown sugar and lime glaze will definitely be a new family favorite. It only takes half an hour to make too!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 3tbsplight brown sugar,packed
  • tbspfresh lime juice
  • 2tsplime zest
  • tbspbutter,melted
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • ½tspcayenne pepper,adjust to taste
  • 4salmon fillets,(6 oz), skin on or skinless
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1tbspfresh cilantro,chopped, for garnish
  • lime wedges,for serving


  1. In a small mixing bowl stir together brown sugar, lime juice, lime zest, butter, garlic and cayenne pepper.

  2. Place salmon fillets in a dish. Spoon and spread lime mixture over tops and sides of salmon if using skin-on salmon, if using skinless spread mixture over top and bottom of salmon (use up all of the mixture).

  3. Let marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  4. Line a 13×9-inch baking dish with Reynolds Kitchens Unbleached Parchment Paper. Place salmon on parchment, leaving space between fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for about 12 to 15 minutes until salmon flakes easily with a fork (cook time will vary based on the thickness of fillets).

  6. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve warm with lime wedges for spritzing over salmon.


  • Calories: 897.20kcal
  • Fat: 57.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.84g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.40g
  • Fiber: 0.77g
  • Sugar: 6.92g
  • Protein: 81.23g
  • Cholesterol: 229.25mg
  • Sodium: 990.12mg
  • Calcium: 55.44mg
  • Potassium: 1490.62mg
  • Iron: 1.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 42.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.38mg
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