Salmon goes southwestern

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5 min


1 serving

* PLUS Baking Time: 12 minutes
Salmon goes southwestern

Andreas Trauttmansdorff


  • vegetable oil
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise , or regular sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle or regular Tabasco sauce
  • 180 g skinless salmon fillet
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh basil , or coriander


  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Lightly coat a pie plate or small baking dish with oil. Cut lime in half. Set one half aside. Squeeze out juice from other lime half into a small bowl. Stir in mayonnaise, oregano, cumin, salt and Tabasco.
  • Place salmon on pie plate. Spoon mayonnaise mixture overtop. Bake in centre of preheated oven until a knife tip inserted into centre of fish comes out warm, 12 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with basil and squeeze juice from reserved lime half overtop. Great with jasmine-scented rice and avocado slices.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 427,
  • Protein
  • 29.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.9 g,
  • Fat
  • 32.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 734 mg.

It’s easier than you think to jazz up a dinner for one. Prep time and cleanup are minimal, and the result is fresh and fabulous! Make it for two, if you wish ? it’s a cinch to double.