Pan Seared Chipotle Lime Salmon & Cabbage Slaw
2 tablespoons light olive oil
4 6-ounce salmon filets
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro (or 1 teaspoon dried)
1 lime, sliced into wheels for garnish
Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Add olive oil. When oil simmers, add seasoned salmon to pan. Sear for 3-4 minutes undisturbed until golden. Flip and sear the other side for another 4 minutes. Garnish with cilantro and sliced lime. Serve over Cabbage Slaw (see recipe below).
1 cup chili powder
2 tbsp cumin
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp oregano (dried)
1 tbsp thyme (dried)
1 tbsp basil (dried)
1/4 cup cilantro (fresh) minced
Combine in a bowl and add seasoning to salmon before cooking it.
2 large carrots, grated
2 cups cabbage, finely shredded
2 stalks green onion, chopped (tops only)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 dash cayenne pepper (optional)
1 lime fresh lime, juiced
½ cup plain Greek-style yogurt
¼ cup chopped cilantro (or 1 tbsp dried)
Place carrots, cabbage, and green onion in a bowl. In another bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, lemon juice, and yogurt.
Add dressing to the vegetable mixture. Toss well. Chill and serve.
- Heart Health Tip: Salmon is rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fats, which help keep cholesterol levels low.
- Cooking Tip: Plain, whole-milk yogurt is a great substitute for sour cream.