Moroccan Spiced Salmon with Lemon Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Moroccan Spiced Salmon with Lemon Yogurt Sauce Recipe

How To Make Moroccan Spiced Salmon with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

You’ll only need a handful of ingredients to make a Moroccan. When it’s seasoned on the fish, the salmon comes out flavorful and divine.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4pcsskinless salmon filletsroughly around 6 oz
  • 1 ¼tspground coriander
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspground paprika
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground ginger
  • ¼tspturmeric
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • tspcayenne pepper
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • ½cupfat free plain Greek yogurt
  • 2tbspheavy creamor whipping cream
  • ¼tsplemon zest
  • 2tspFresh Lemon Juice
  • 1tspminced fresh garlic
  • 1tbspfresh cilantro,minced


  1. Let salmon rest at room temperature 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl whisk together coriander, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, nutmeg and cayenne pepper.

  3. Heat olive oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Season both sides of salmon with salt and pepper then sprinkle and rub both sides with the spice mixture.

  5. Cook salmon in skillet about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Plate and top with lemon yogurt sauce and garnish with cilantro.


  • Calories: 541.63kcal
  • Fat: 34.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.12g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.19g
  • Fiber: 5.42g
  • Sugar: 10.59g
  • Protein: 40.29g
  • Cholesterol: 95.33mg
  • Sodium: 945.56mg
  • Calcium: 277.46mg
  • Potassium: 566.41mg
  • Iron: 4.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 127.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.22mg
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