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Orange-Pecan Salmon

 Orange-Pecan Salmon
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
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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.

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