Baked Chili Lime Salmon with Verde Sauce

Baked Chili Lime Salmon with Verde Sauce

You can bring your favorite Tex-Mex flavors to any dish, like this simple baked salmon recipe. Ready in 30 minutes, chili lime salmon is an easy weeknight dinner. Bring a restaurant feature to your kitchen by brushing a simple seasoning made from olive oil, salt and chili powder onto the salmon before baking. Lime wedges, cilantro and a squeeze of Old El Paso™ Cilantro Lime Fire Roasted Verde Sauce complete your homemade salmon fillet feature.
  • 10 Minutes Prep
    30 Minutes Total
  • 4 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 lb salmon fillet, skin off, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/4 cup (from 9-oz container) Old El Paso™ Cilantro Lime Fire Roasted Verde Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line rimmed sheet pan with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  2. In small bowl, mix oil, salt and chili powder.
  3. Place salmon in pan; brush on all sides with oil mixture. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Top salmon with sauce and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges and additional sauce, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Frozen salmon fillets work well in this salmon with verde sauce recipe. Thaw completely, and pat fillets dry before using.
  • For additional heat and flavor, top baked salmon with thinly sliced jalapeño chiles.
  • Serve your baked salmon fillet with Old El Paso™ Cilantro Lime Rice and a simple green salad.


1 Serving Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 130); Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 2.5g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 490mg; Total Carbohydrate 0g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g); Protein 19g

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 0%; Iron 2%;

Exchanges: 2 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice: 0

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