Orange-Pecan Salmon Recipe
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Orange-Pecan Salmon Recipe

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I first made this baked salmon for a girlfriends' luncheon, and it received rave reviews! It was especially nice that I could pop it in the oven just before they arrived and still serve lunch within minutes.—Pat Neaves, Lees Summit, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each and 1 inch thick)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 582 calories, 32 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 1,137 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine marmalade, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Pour 2/3 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add salmon; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 30 minutes. Set aside remaining marinade.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°.
  3. Drain and discard marinade from salmon. Place salmon in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  4. In a small saucepan, bring reserved marinade to a boil; cook and stir until slightly thickened. Stir in pecans; serve with salmon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Orange-Pecan Salmon in Taste of Home August/September 2011, p69

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 582 calories, 32 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 1,137 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012

"My husband and I really like this recipe. It's tangy and savory...and the crunch from the pecans is a great touch."

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2012

"This recipe is so easy, delicious, and healthy! It was a huge hit with my friends and family!"

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

"Love the taste and ease of making"

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

"This was so easy and very delicious."

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2011

"Everyone in my home really loves this recipe"

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