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Pecan-Orange Salmon Recipe
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Pecan-Orange Salmon Recipe

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I call myself a “potluck overachiever.” I can never settle on just one dish and end up taking more. This baked salmon is definitely a favorite. —Kari Caven, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 297 calories, 18 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients until blended.
  2. Place salmon in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Pour sauce over salmon; sprinkle with pecans. Bake, uncovered, 15-18 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pecan-Orange Salmon in Country Woman February/March 2013

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 297 calories, 18 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2015

"Excellent! DH and I both enjoyed it. Since I have a horror of fishy fish I cut the baking time to 10 minutes and it was perfect. This will become a go-to recipe for us."

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2015

"I loved this! Very easy and healthy. Doesn't get much better in my book!"

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Reviewed Mar. 10, 2015

"DH isn't a fish lover, but the cook thought it was tasty and non-fishy."

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Reviewed Feb. 21, 2015

"This is THE BEST salmon recipe I have made. Very easy, delicious, fantastic cold as leftovers in a salad (or by itself)."

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Reviewed Jun. 8, 2014

"I love the orange zest taste on the salmon! Easy to prep!"

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