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Moist baked salmon flavored with a Mediterranean Spice Rub produces a unique and delicious salmon meal ready in just about 30 minutes.
You might also like my recipe for Easy Oven Baked Salmon.
Salmon is one of my favorite fish dishes. I love that you can change the flavor of the salmon by applying a spice rub. I like to make a rub of commonly used Mediterranean Spices, along with a bit of brown sugar.
This mixture creates a flavorful and healthy meal.
Ingredients in Mediterranean Salmon
Fresh salmon from the seafood counter at your local grocery store. You can also use frozen salmon. Let frozen thaw to room temperature before adding Mediterranean Spice Rub.
Lemons add a fresh flavor and enhance the flavor of salmon and spices.
Extra virgin olive oil rubbed into the salmon adds a base for the spice rub.
The rub consists of a mixture of Mediterranean Spices including paprika, allspice, cardamom, coriander, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
Wrap salmon in foil with lemon, olive oil, and spices. Bake and enjoy.
Success Tip: Check the temperature of your salmon to make sure it is cooked but not over cooked. Ideally, it is recommended to cook salmon to 145 degrees F, but I like cooking to 140 degrees F.
I use a temperature probe (ad#) like this one to make sure I get it just right.
What to Serve With Salmon
Salmon is wonderful with a fresh green salad, dressed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Also include a side of wild and brown rice.
Not sure about the Mediterranean Spice Rub? Take a peek at my recipe for Easy Oven Baked Salmon.