Fire up the grill for this quick and easy recipe for Skinny Sweet and Spicy Salmon.  Salmon is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids which are wonderful for your overall health.  This recipe combines the sweet flavors of honey and brown sugar with the spicy flavor of chili powder.

Skinny Sweet and Spicy Salmon


  • 4 - 5 oz fresh salmon fillets
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper


  1. Set your grill on medium heat or oven to medium heat if using a grill pan.
  2. Use non-stick spray to evenly coat your grill or grill pan.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine brown sugar, chili powder, salt, pepper and cumin to make the dry rub.
  4. In another shallow dish combine honey and extra virgin olive oil.
  5. Brush each salmon piece, flesh side up, with the honey and extra virgin olive oil.
  6. Add brown sugar and chili powder rub to flesh side of salmon pieces.
  7. Using your hand, rub mixture onto salmon.
  8. Place salmon pieces flesh side down onto grill or in grill pan and grill for 5-6 minutes.
  9. Flip salmon pieces over and cook an additional 6-8 minutes until cooked to desired consistency.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 286

Fat: 13g