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Overhead of sheet pan salmon fajitas with peppers and onion on a baking sheet with limes and cilantro
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5 from 4 votes

Sheet Pan Salmon Fajitas

Sheet Pan Salmon Fajitas are a one-pan easy dinner recipe that is loaded with flavor. You can get this delicious meal on your table in around 30 minutes. It's naturally gluten free and can easily be made low carb or keto-friendly.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Seafood
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 366kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Brush both sides of the salmon fillets with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and place them on a baking sheet, skin side down (if there is skin).
  • Combine the brown sugar, chili powder, ground cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, smoked paprika, and oregano. Mix well.
  • Season the tops of the salmon fillets with half of the spice mixture.
  • Add the peppers, onion, and garlic to a medium bowl and toss with the remaining tablespoon of olive oil and spice mixture.
  • Spread the vegetables around the salmon fillets on the baking sheet.
  • Place the sheet in the preheated oven and bake, tossing halfway through, for 20-25 minutes, or until the salmon flakes away easily with a fork and the vegetables are tender.
  • Garnish with the cilantro and lime slices, if desired.

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Notes

Tips and Techniques

  • Omit the crushed red pepper for a milder version.
  • To reduce the sugar and carb count, use a brown sugar substitute like Swerve.
  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. Use within 3 days.

How to Make This Recipe Gluten Free

This recipe as written is already gluten free. Be sure to use gluten free tortillas, if that’s how you plan to serve them.

How to Make This Recipe Low Carb and Keto Friendly

Simple swap out the brown sugar for a brown sugar substitute like Swerve. This will give you approximately 7 grams of net carbs per serving. Serve as is, with low carb tortillas, or over cauliflower rice.
 
** Nutritional information is an estimate and may vary.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 1097mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3214IU | Vitamin C: 122mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg