Sweet and Spicy Orange-Glazed Salmon Recipe

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Looking for a salmon recipe guaranteed to satisfy? The perfect balance found in this orange glazed salmon will do that.

The salmon steaks contain a savory heat from the Cajun seasoning with undertones of citrus-fresh orange. While the spice rub used here will give the pink flesh a lovely dark colored crust. Serve this with a tossed salad and steamed white rice.

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Servings: 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

Skillet Method:
1.
In a small bowl, combine Cajun seasoning, brown sugar, paprika, and salt.
2.
Rub mixture over all surfaces of fillets, covering completely.
3.
Saute fillets in oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat for 3 - 4 minutes. Turn and saute an additional 2 - 3 minutes.
4.
Blend marmalade and lime juice; swirl in skillet until melted. Carefully turn fish to glaze on all sides. The salmon is done when it begins to flake when tested.
Oven Baked Method:
1.
Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2.
In a small bowl, combine Cajun seasoning, brown sugar, paprika, and salt.
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Rub mixture over all surfaces of fillets, covering completely. Place fillets on prepared baking sheet.
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In another small bowl, combine marmalade and lime juice. Spoon liberally over fillets, covering completely.
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Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until fish flakes when tested with a fork.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 85g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 196  
Calories from Fat 86 44%
Total Fat 9.66g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.46g 6%
Trans Fat 0.12g  
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Potassium 228mg 7%
Total Carbs 22.49g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 6%
Sugars 17.61g 12%
Protein 7.42g 12%
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Comments

  • Bob Vincent
    May 10, 2014
    Hi Robyn:
    We eat salmon most every week so I am constantly looking for new ways to prepare it. This is a nice combination of flavors and spices. I will definitely try it soon. Thanks for sharing!
    Bob
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    • Robyn Savoie
      May 11, 2014
      I love salmon, with it's rich flavor that holds up against a lot of flavor profiles.

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