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Grilled Orange Salmon Recipe

Grilled Orange Salmon Recipe

I love nothing better than to cook for company. Folks say anything coming out of my kitchen made with a marinade or sauce is a winner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 salmon fillets (8 ounces each)


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Set aside 2 tablespoons marinade for basting. Pour remaining marinade into a resealable plastic bag; add salmon. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 6 in. from the heat for 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Baste occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 2 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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