Smoky Spice Rubbed BBQ Salmon with Black Beans and Corn

Smoky Spice Rubbed BBQ Salmon with Black Beans and Corn

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Sth American
Servings 4


For the salmon

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1.5 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 lime juice of
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • olive oil spray
  • lime wedges for serving

For the black beans and corn

  • 400 g can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 fresh corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely grated
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped corinader
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • sea salt flakes to taste


  • Combine all the spices in a small bowl.
  • Squeeze lime juice over salmon then rub in the spices to completely coat; set aside to rest about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saute pan, heat oil over medium heat.Add onions and sauté 2 minutes; add beans, corn and salt and cook until heated through, about 6 – 8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and toss in coriander and lime juice.
  • Heat a clean BBQ grill (make sure the grates are clean and lightly oiled) or if cooking indoors a lightly oiled grill pan over high heat.
  • When hot, grill the salmon for about 5 minutes on each side or until the fish is opaque throughout.
  • Serve with black beans, corn and lime wedges.
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