Asian Citrus Salmon Recipe
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Asian Citrus Salmon Recipe

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A light, citrusy marinade makes something special of these salmon fillets that are done in no time flat. —Randi Amador, Dinuba, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium orange
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 382 calories, 25 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 3 fat.

Directions

  1. Finely grate 1/2 teaspoon peel and squeeze juice from orange; place in a large resealable plastic bag. Add the salmon, soy sauce, onion, oil, garlic and ginger; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Drain and discard marinade.
  2. Place salmon on a baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; top with almonds. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Asian Citrus Salmon in Healthy Cooking February/March 2012, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 382 calories, 25 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 3 fat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2014

"This is one of the only ways I will eat salmon!"

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2012

"I didn't like this."

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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2012

"With the first bite, our taste buds came alive! What a great and pleasing combination of flavors. Instead of broiling, I baked the fillets at 350 for 20 minutes along with some vegetables I was roasting; they were slightly more done than I wanted, but this is another way of preparing them."

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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2012

"Wonderful, my whole family including teenage boys loved this!"

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2012

"I am traditionally not a huge salmon fan, but this was the BEST salmon I have ever eaten in my life! The blend of flavors is perfect!"

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