- 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
- 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.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.
Reviews for Orange Salmon
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"This was the best salmon recipe I have tried, definitely a keeper."
"We really enjoyed this recipe and it was so easy to prepare from ingredients normally at hand."
"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! :)"
"Nice combo of spicy and sweet. Good one!"
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!"