Grilled Salmon with Cilantro Lime Crema

Course Main Course
Keyword fish, gluten free, grill, grilled salmon, keto, LCHF, low carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 380 kcal


  • 1 ½ pound salmon fillet cut into four pieces
  • Olive oil

For the Spice Rub:

  • 1 ¼ tsp. dried oregano crushed
  • ¾ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp. Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt

For the Cilantro Lime Crema

  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise your favorite
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • ¼ tsp. lime zest
  • 1/8 tsp. cumin

Garnish: Chopped Cilantro, Fresh Lime


  1. For the Crema: In a small mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients for the crema and stir will to combine. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Preheat your grill to 350-400 degrees.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the spice rub and stir well to combine. Drizzle the pieces of salmon with olive oil and liberally season both sides with the spice mixture. Place the salmon skin side down on the hot grill. Cook about 8 minutes per side and flipping once.

  4. To serve: Spoon or drizzle the crema over the grilled salmon and sprinkle with chopped cilantro. Serve with fresh lime.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Salmon with Cilantro Lime Crema
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 230
% Daily Value*
Fat 25.6g39%
Potassium 708mg20%
Carbohydrates 5.5g2%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Protein 33.9g68%
* Nutrition facts are approximate and will vary depending on the ingredients used. Carbs from sugar alcohols have been excluded since they have shown to have no impact on blood sugar.