Spiced Salmon with Sautéed Kale

Spiced Salmon with Sautéed Kale
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What Started it all:
Salmon, Kale, spices (cumin, paprika, chili powder), frying pan

A delightful, quick-to-make dish that brings together the rich flavors of salmon and the earthy taste of kale, enhanced by a blend of aromatic spices. Perfect for a comforting yet sophisticated meal.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 large bunch of kale, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges (optional, for serving)


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Rub the spice mixture evenly over the salmon fillets.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Place the salmon fillets, skin side down, in the pan and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Carefully flip the fillets and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Remove the salmon from the pan and set aside.
  7. In the same pan, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil.
  8. Add the chopped kale and sauté for about 5-7 minutes, or until wilted and tender.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Divide the sautéed kale among four plates.
  11. Place a salmon fillet on top of each bed of kale.
  12. Serve with lemon wedges on the side, if desired.

This spiced salmon with sautéed kale is a beautiful balance of flavors and textures, perfect for a nourishing and satisfying meal. Enjoy the vibrant colors and the wonderful aroma that fills your kitchen as you prepare this dish.

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