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Balsamic Orange Salmon

 Balsamic Orange Salmon
Preparing fish is not very difficult to fix and should not be only reserved for guests. This salmon recipe is so simple and has such a wonderful outcome that you will be wanting to serve it all the time. —Taste of Home Cooking School
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 salmon fillets (6 to 8 ounces each), skin removed
  • DIPPING SAUCE:
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • Pinch salt
  • Sliced green onions and orange slices, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the peel, vinegar, honey and salt. Spread
  • over salmon. Tuck any thin parts of salmon under fillets for even
  • cooking. Place in a Ziploc® Zip 'n Steam™ Bag, with
  • thicker portions toward outer edges of bag. Seal bag.
  • Microwave on high for 3-1/2 minutes or until salmon flakes easily
  • with a fork. If needed, microwave at 30-second intervals until
  • salmon tests done. Let stand for 1 minute before handling.
  • Meanwhile, for dipping sauce, combine the orange juice, balsamic
  • vinegar,honey and salt. Carefully open bag. Use spatula to remove
  • salmon from bag. Garnish with green onions and orange slices if
  • desired. Serve with dipping sauce. Yield: 2 servings.

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Balsamic Orange Salmon (continued)

Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.