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Healthy Dinner Recipe: Chile Lime Salmon

January 27, 2023

Isabel Megale

Hi, Iā€™m Ryann.

Your Not-So-Average Food Freedom Therapist & Virtual Coach. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Nutritionist with a BA in Psychology, and a MA in Professional Counseling, yes I do a little of the "so how does that make you feel".

But my ultimate goal is to provide you with the resources you need, in an easy-to-understand way, on healing your disordered relationship with food and your body. 

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After a long day of work, errands, life, etc., cooking a balanced dinner can feel like a lot. But it doesn't have to be! Cue this delicious, simple salmon bowl! Whipped up in less than 30 minutes and packed with flavor, this healthy dinner recipe is my go-to on the average weeknight.

This salmon bowl is made with simple ingredients, high in protein, and the epitome of a balanced meal. It will surely leave you satisfied and happy šŸ˜Š Keep scrolling or jump to the recipe, and let's start cooking!

Want to make this meal together? Grab your ingredients and check out this quick walk-through video!

P.S. This dish is PERFECT for meal prepping ahead of time. Making a bigger batch of each element and storing it in the fridge makes for an easy lunch the next day. A healthy dinner recipe turned into a healthy *lunch* recipe!

P.P.S. Do olive oil and butter *stress* you out? šŸ˜£ Do you feel like you can't use ingredients like those because they are higher in cals and, therefore, “bad” foods? Then I highly recommend giving this blog post a quick read to help you challenge your food fears in 30 days!

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Healthy Dinner Recipe: Chile Lime Salmon

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 18 minutesRest time: 2 minutesTotal time: 30 minutesServings:3 servings Best Season:Available


This salmon bowl is made with simple ingredients, high in protein, and the epitome of a balanced meal. It is no doubt sure to leave you feeling satisfied and happy šŸ˜Š



  1. Preheat oven to 375 F and lay salmon filet on cooking sheet lined with tin foil
  2. Spread chile lime seasoning over salmon and spread with fingers until the top is covered
  3. Cook salmon for 17 minutes in the oven
  4. At the same time, prepare rice on the stovetop with water (as per the package instructions) and add tbsp of butter (this elevates the taste!)
  5. Throw broccoli, garlic, about ā…“ cup of water, and generous drizzle of olive oil in a pan on the stove and cover
  6. Occasionally stir the broccoli saute and cook about 15 minutes
  7. Plate all 3 components and serve!


  • **These measurements are not set in stone! I love to eyeball my measurements depending on how I'm feeling. Listen to your body and add the amount that sounds best to you.**
  • You can find more simple, balanced meal inspo on my InstagramĀ @isabels.plate!!
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