Smoky Spice Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Black Beans and Corn Recipe

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Erika Published: February 1, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Smoky Spice Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Black Beans and Corn

This grilled salmon recipe makes use of a rich and dark spice rub with brown sugar, chili powder, paprika, and cocoa powder for a sweet-smoky dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Rest Time: 5 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Salmon:

  • 1tspsmoked paprika
  • tspbrown sugar
  • ½tspchipotle chili powder
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • ½tspunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1lime,juiced
  • 4ozsalmon fillets,(Alaskan wild pink or chum)
  • olive oil spray
  • lime wedges,for serving

For Black Beans and Corn:

  • 15½ozblack beans,(1 can), drained and rinsed
  • 2cupsfrozen corn kernels,or fresh corn
  • ¼cupred onion,minced
  • 3tbspcilantro,finely minced
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 2tbsplime juice,freshly squeezed
  • kosher salt,to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all the spices in a small bowl.

  2. Squeeze lime juice over salmon then rub in the spices to completely coat; set aside to rest about 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large saute pan, heat oil over medium heat.

  4. Add onions and sauté 2 minutes; add beans, corn and salt and cook for about 6 to 8 minutes, until heated through,.

  5. Remove from heat and toss in cilantro and lime juice.

  6. Heat a clean outdoor grill (make sure the grates are clean and lightly oiled) or if cooking indoors, a lightly oiled grill pan over high heat.

  7. When hot, grill the salmon for about 5 minutes on each side or until the fish is opaque throughout.

  8. Serve with black beans, corn and lime wedges.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 598.08kcal
  • Fat: 12.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 92.94g
  • Fiber: 20.26g
  • Sugar: 6.87g
  • Protein: 32.64g
  • Cholesterol: 15.59mg
  • Sodium: 606.04mg
  • Calcium: 160.68mg
  • Potassium: 2011.65mg
  • Iron: 6.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 31.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.70mg
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