Baked Salmon with Egyptian marination

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Salmon as it is known here in USA, it is not that common or even existing with that form and color in Egypt. I have never eaten or seen that type of Salmon in Egypt, however since I came to USA, it has become one of my most favorite type of fish. It is so easy to cookΒ and usually sold as fillets so I do not have to deal with bones. I marinate the salmon as I marinate any Egyptian seafood dish, however I tweak a few things that Egyptians do not usually do like adding the mustard or olive oil in the fish marination. It is a healthy dish and very yummy! Enjoy!

Ingredients

4-5 salmon fillets pieces
2 limes juice
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 tablespoon mustard
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 minced or small diced garlic cloves
1/2 diced bell pepper
few green onions slices
few cherry tomatoes
salt and pepper
For garnish, you can use chopped dill or parsley

Wash and pat dry the fish fillets with paper towels.

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In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, minced or small dices of garlic cloves, mustard, cumin and paprika together. Set aside.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on each fillet from both sides.
In the baking pan, place the fish and cover with the marination mix very well.

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In a separate bowl, mix the diced bell peppers, tomatoes and green onions together with little salt, pepper and lime juice if you like (2 teaspoons).
Now add the veggies all over the fish.

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Bake at 400 degrees for 15 mins then set to broil for 5 mins max until it gets browned a little bit.

Best side dish that goes with it is either the roasted potatoes or seafood rice.

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