Healthy Roasted Citrus Ginger Salmon Recipe

Healthy Citrus Ginger Salmon Recipe
This Roasted Citrus Ginger Salmon Recipe is a Fast, Easy and Healthy dinner option. Also great for lunch especially when served with peach salsa.

Ingredients: 

  • ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp freshly minced fresh ginger
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 4 (6oz.) salmon fillets, pitbones removed
  • sea salt
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Method: 

1. In a small bowl, whisk together citrus juices and zests, olive oil, ginger and cayenne
2. Place salmon in a backing dish; season each piece with a pinch of salt. Pour half of the marinade over the salmon; turn to coat well. Cover baking dish and marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes,
3. Preheat the oven to 400 °F.
4. Remove salmon from the refrigerator, uncover, and add 2 tbsp of water to the dish. Bake for 10-15min, until tender and opaque and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of the fillet registers 120 °F.
5. While salmon is cooking, combine reserved marinade and mustard in a small saucepan over medium heat; simmer to reduce liquid by half. Pour over fillets. Serve with peach salsa and white rice.

Try Easy Peach Salsa Recipe Here

Makes 4 servings.
Active time: 40 minutes. Total time: 1 hour.
Nutrition per serving: 408 calories, 14.5 g fat, 33.5 g carbs, 23.9 g protein.

 

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