Harissa is one of my go-to sauces for adding a quick burst flavor to any ingredient. You can put it on veggies, meats, seafood, and eggs and even use it as a dipping sauce. For this recipe, I literally just smothered the harissa on top of the salmon with a little lemon zest and put it in the oven.
Yield: 4 servings
5 from 1 vote

Green Harissa Salmon

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Cuisine: American
Harissa is one of my go-to sauces for adding a quick burst flavor to any ingredient. You can put it on veggies, meats, seafood, and eggs and even use it as a dipping sauce. For this recipe, I literally just smothered the harissa on top of the salmon with a little lemon zest and put it in the oven.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb wild salmon fillet (skin on)
  • 2 tbsp Mina green spicy harissa
  • zest of 1/2 lemon plus 4 wedges for serving
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp raw sugar

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with foil and heat oven to 400F.
  • Cut salmon in 4 pieces and season with kosher salt.
  • Spread harissa over the top of the filet and sprinkle with lemon zest.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until just opaque.┬áRemove salmon from oven and set to broil.
  • Sprinkle sugar on top of fillet and return to oven for an additional 2 - 4 minutes until beginning to brown at edges and caramelize on top.
  • Sprinkle with additional zest, if┬ádesired, and serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece salmon, Calories: 176kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 29g, Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 76mg, Sodium: 435mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 1g
Freestyle Points: 0
Points +: 4