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Citrus-Marinated Salmon Recipe

Citrus-Marinated Salmon Recipe

"This is the perfect thing to make for a speedy, healthy meal. I sometimes prepare the marinade in the morning and put the salmon in when I get home from work, and within 30 minutes, they're sizzling on the grill. Add a salad and dinner's ready!" Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, TX
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 3 red onion rings
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 fresh thyme sprig
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/8 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 12 ingredients. Add the salmon; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Place salmon skin side down on grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 351 calories, 22 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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