Smoky Spice Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Black Beans and Corn
Total Time: 30mins
Grilled salmon steaks rubbed with a spicy blend of smoked paprika, chipotle chili powder, brown sugar, cumin and cocoa powder served with a quick side dish of black beans, grilled corn, cilantro and splash of lime juice.
For the salmon:
1 1/2tspbrown sugar
1/2tspchipotle chili powder
1/2tspunsweetened cocoa powder
46 oz Alaskan wild pink or chum salmon fillets
olive oil spray
lime wedges for serving
For the black beans and corn:
15.5ozcan black beans(drained and rinsed)
2cupsfrozen corn kernels(fresh is fine)
3tbspfinely minced cilantro
2tbspfresh squeezed lime juice
kosher salt to taste
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.
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 - 8 minutes.
Remove from heat and toss in cilantro and lime juice.
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.