Chili Rubbed Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Vegetable Sauté

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Oct. 22, 2010

Watch Chef Mike Leitner, executive chef of Lamb Weston, as he demonstrates how to spice up your salmon with some chili. Pair this bold flavored salmon with some sauteed sweet potatoes and vegetables


Oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Smoked paprika 1 Tablespoon
Chipotle 2 Teaspoon
Red chilly pepper 1 Tablespoon , crushed
Garlic 2 Tablespoon , minced
Soy sauce 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
Lime zest 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Black pepper To Taste
Sweet potato 1 , coarsely chopped, with juices
Cauliflower 1 , coarsely chopped, with juices
Red bell pepper 1 , coarsely chopped, with juices coarsely chopped, with juices
Zucchini 1 , coarsely chopped, with juices
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Salt and pepper 2 Teaspoon (For seasoning the veggies)



1. In a mixing bowl, put all the ingredients, oil, smoked paprika, chipotle, red chilly powder, garlic, soy sauce, lime juice, lime zest, salt and pepper and give it a good whisk.

2. Pour half of this mixture into a baking dish, place the salmon over it and pour the remaining mixture over the salmon.

3. Let it sit for the flavors to marry for 15 minutes before putting it on the grill for it to cook.

4. Meanwhile in a saute pan, add some butter let it melt and pop in the all the vegetables.

5. Let them sizzle and slowly caramelize. Season with salt and cracked black pepper.


6. Serve this as dinner with a side of veggies along side the yummy grilled salmon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1619Calories from Fat 1134

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 130 g200%

Saturated Fat 22 g110%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 7499 mg312.46%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g33%

Dietary Fiber 28 g112%

Sugars 34 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet