Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 418 calories, 18g fat (4g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 933mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein.
Mar 11, 2017
Very flavorful! Sweet and spicy. And it was so easy to make. Very little time involved! I will make this again!
Dec 5, 2016
This is probably our #1 favorite salmon recipe; I prepare it at least once a month. I substitute Paul Prudhomme's Seafood Magic for the Cajun seasoning and cook the salmon only until it's medium-rare. Since I'm feeding just two people, I use two portions of salmon, half the orange marmalade and lime juice, and keep the recommended amounts of the other ingredients.
Nov 15, 2016
This was good, but I thought the lime juice was a bit overpowering - too sour. Next time I would cut it in half.
Dec 29, 2013
This was the best salmon recipe I have tried, definitely a keeper.
Apr 30, 2013
We really enjoyed this recipe and it was so easy to prepare from ingredients normally at hand.
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! :)
Feb 6, 2013
Nice combo of spicy and sweet. Good one!
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>
May 16, 2012
This recipe is exquisite...enjoyed it with a glass of chardonnay...perfect match. As good as any at a fine restaurant.
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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