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Orange Salmon Recipe

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The first time I made this, it became my husband's favorite meal. That's really saying something because normally his favorite meals involve having most of a cow on his plate! —Tammy Hayden, Quincy, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each), skin removed
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup lime juice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 418 calories, 18g fat (4g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 933mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, trace fiber), 34g protein

Directions

  1. Combine Cajun seasoning and brown sugar; rub over fillets. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook fillets over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Add marmalade and lime juice to the skillet; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Orange-Glazed Salmon in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010, p37

Full-Bodied White Wine

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


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StMA
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

"This was the best salmon recipe I have tried, definitely a keeper."

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kleescraga
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2013

"We really enjoyed this recipe and it was so easy to prepare from ingredients normally at hand."

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lindypat
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2013

"Really liked the recipe! I made it according to the recipe except I heated the marmalade and lime in a saucepan separately. That way you could use what you wanted. Will definitely add lime zest to the sauce next time. Yes, a next time! :)"

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lberry222
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2013

"Nice combo of spicy and sweet. Good one!"

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ctclough
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2012

"<p>I did not have marmalade on hand, so I substituted juice of half an orange, sweetened with about 2 Tbsp honey. Maple syrup would also work. I wanted a thick sauce, so, after cooking the salmon, I took it out of the pan and kept warm. I added the juices and honey to the pan and cooked until thickened and reduced, about 2 minutes. I served the salmon over a bed of cranberry rice pilaf and poured the orange sauce over the whole dish. Excellent!</p>"

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Kensmoma
Reviewed May. 16, 2012

"This recipe is exquisite...enjoyed it with a glass of chardonnay...perfect match. As good as any at a fine restaurant."

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Toni51
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2011

"We always grill salmon, but I love the idea of this marinade. Question for those who grilled the salmon ... when do you add the marmalade and lime juice? Brush it on top when the salmon is almost ready?"

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ttots
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2011

"This is wonderful when prepared on the outside BBQ grill. The MOST IMPORTANT part of the recipe is PLEASE USE "ALASKAN WILD SALMON". It's best for your health!!"

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argoe17
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2010

"Wonderful! Spicy and sweet flavors are delicious. Very easy and had everything on hand except the marmalade. Added cayenne for extra heat!"

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OhioKeyes
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2010

"We did this on the grill. It was excellent! Loved it. Too spicy for my daughter, but my husband and I thought it was bursting with great flavor -- and it was so easy!"

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