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Sweet & Spicy Grilled Salmon

Course: brunch, dinner, lunch
Servings: 6
Author: Wanda Baker


  • 1-2 lbs salmon fillet
  • 1/2 of a lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp Ancho chili powder
  • salt & pepper
  • cooking spray
  • olive oil


  • Preheat your grill and your cast iron pan.
  • In a bowl mix together lime zest, juice, honey and chili powder. This is your marinade - set aside.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper.
  • Pour and swirl around 1 tbsp of olive oil into hot cast iron pan.
  • Place salmon in pan flesh side down. Sear for 1-2 minutes or until starting to get a nice brown.
  • Spray skin with cooking oil. Flip salmon over to skin side down.
  • Baste with marinade and do so at least 1-2 more times while salmon is cooking.
  • Close lid and cook salmon 6-10 minutes or until skin flakes easily with a fork.
  • Remover from pan and serve.