Marinaded with a chili lime sauce, wrapped in foil and baked to tender, flaky perfection, chili lime salmon is sure to be a hit with any family member.

Baked Chili Lime Salmon

Tender and flaky, this oven baked chili lime salmon recipe is so easy to make and is sure to please everyone!
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Course: dinner, Main Course
Keyword: baked salmon, chili lime salmon, dinner, easy dinner, salmon, salmon dinner
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 305


  • 1 pound salmon
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp lime zest


  • Preheat oven to 350 and place salmon, skin side down, onto a piece of foil that is large enough to fold over and cover salmon.
  • In a large sauce pan, heat lime juice, honey, garlic and salt over medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and add in cold butter, swirling to melt.
  • Pour sauce mixture over salmon, and sprinkle with cumin, chili powder and lime zest.
  • Cover salmon making a pouch with the foil.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes depending on thickness of filet. Salmon should be flaky and tender when done.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.8mg