Citrus Balsamic Salmon


Tender salmon is baked to perfection and served with a mouthwatering sauce featuring Swanson® Chicken Stock, orange juice, brown sugar and balsamic vinegar.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 8 salmon fillets, 3/4-inch thick

  • Ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 ¾ cups Swanson® Chicken Stock

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest

  • Orange slices


  1. Season the salmon with the black pepper. Place the salmon into a 2-quart shallow baking dish. Drizzle with the olive oil. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  2. Heat the stock, vinegar, cornstarch, orange juice, brown sugar and orange zest in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Cook and stir until the mixture boils and thickens.

  3. Serve the salmon with the citrus sauce. Garnish with the orange slices.


Tip: Salmon and sauce may be refrigerated separately and served chilled.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

253 Calories
16g Fat
5g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 253
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 169mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 364mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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