Honey Lime Salmon

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As a small sacrifice, Hubs and I try to avoid eating meat on Fridays. I’ve had to add a couple fish recipes to my repertoire, and this by far is my favorite! This is my Paleo take on Damn Delicious’ recipe. I used to be pretty strict with having a clean eating/ Paleo diet. Once I got pregnant, it all pretty much went to hell because I was miserable as it was, and found consolation in eating whatever I wanted. Well, now that I have to be a superstar parent, set an example for my kid, and also shed those baby pounds, I’m back to the Paleo lifestyle.

So, I know ingredients such as honey and almond flour can be controversial when it comes to die-hard Paleo fanatics, but for my sake, let’s not debate it and just say these ingredients are a-ok!

Whatcha need:
-1 large salmon filet cut into 2, or 2 smaller salmon filets…
-2 TBS or so, of raw honey
-zest of 1/2 lime
-1/2 c. almond flour
-2 TBS olive oil

  • Rub each filet with a little bit of zest, then dredge each salmon filet with 1 tablespoon flour and drizzle with 1 tablespoon honey.
  • Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium high heat. Working in batches, add salmon to the skillet and sear both sides until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes per side.
  • Place into oven and bake until completely cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
  • I also like to squeeze a little lime juice on my filets when they are fresh out of the oven, but that may be too much lime for some people… ENJOY!
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Served with garlic roasted green beans and a sweet potato!

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