Smoky Spice Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Black Beans and Corn Recipe

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Smoky Spice Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Black Beans and Corn Recipe

Ingredients:

For the salmon:

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 4 (6 oz) Alaskan wild pink or chum salmon fillets
  • olive oil spray
  • lime wedges for serving

For the black beans and corn:

  • 15.5 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels (fresh is fine)
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 3 tbsp finely minced cilantro
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • kosher salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all the spices in a small bowl. Squeeze lime juice over salmon then rub in the spices to completely coat; set aside to rest about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saute pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté 2 minutes; add beans, corn and salt and cook until heated through, about 6 Р8 minutes.Remove from heat and toss in cilantro and lime juice. Makes 3 1/2 cups.
  3. Heat a clean outdoor grill (make sure the grates are clean and lightly oiled) or if cooking indoors a lightly oiled grill pan over high heat. When hot, grill the salmon for about 5 minutes on each side or until the fish is opaque throughout. Serve with black beans, corn and lime wedges.

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