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Asian Citrus Salmon Recipe

Asian Citrus Salmon Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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