Salmon Skewers with Citrusy Bean and Corn Salad

November 11, 2016 By: Comments
Tagged: Healthy Healthy. Seafood Dinners Seafood Dinners. Dinner Dinner. Low-Fat Low-Fat. Seafood Seafood. Beans Beans. Bean Salad Bean Salad. Peppers Peppers. Gluten-Free Gluten-Free. Mexican Mexican. Salmon Dinners Salmon Dinners. Salmon Salmon. Salmon Salmon. Mexican Mexican. Grilled Grilled. Under the Sea Under the Sea. Corn Corn. Heart Healthy Heart Healthy.
40 minutes
15 minutes
This fresh salad almost steals the show from protein and flavor-packed salmon in this Mexican-inspired dish. Cilantro, peppers, and corn add color and delicious texture to an entree that's destined to please! Plus, the salad and salmon can be prepped up to 24 hours in advance for easy entertaining.


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  1. In a large bowl, gently toss salmon skewers with chili powder, cumin, 2 tsp. salt, black pepper, and 1/2 of the lime juice. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine corn, onion, bell pepper, cilantro, black beans, scallions, remaining salt, olive oil, and remaining lime juice. Toss well to combine. Test seasoning and adjust to taste if necessary. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, carefully assemble salmon pieces on skewers, leaving about 1/2" of space between pieces.
  4. Grill skewers on high heat until the fish is fully cooked and flakes easily with a fork, about 4 minutes per side.
  5. Remove salmon pieces from skewers and serve warm alongside chilled salad.