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Sweet and Spicy Salmon with Grapefruit Salsa

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars
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"Moist salmon with a sweet but savory rub that is perfectly complemented by the fresh, tart grapefruit salsa."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 248
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine paprika, onion and garlic powder, salt, oregano, thyme, black pepper, cayenne pepper and brown sugar in a small bowl.
  3. Cut salmon into 4 portions and brush with oil. Distribute the rub over the salmon generously coating all surfaces. Place salmon on a shallow baking pan with sides.
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until fish flakes easily.
  5. Coarsely chop grapefruit into bite size pieces. Combine all salsa ingredients and serve with salmon. Grapefruit salsa can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 248 calories; 9.3 16 25.6 50 199 Full nutrition

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The rub is a solid 5 stars - it would be good on just about anything! Instead of Salmon I used Steel Head trout. (A firm red fish like salmon.) Hubby cannot eat grapefruit so I made the salsa w...

Most helpful critical review

Followed the recipe as written except replaced cilantro with parsley because we can't stand the stuff. The dish got mixed reviews. Hubby liked it, he said he would give it 4 stars, would have ...

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The rub is a solid 5 stars - it would be good on just about anything! Instead of Salmon I used Steel Head trout. (A firm red fish like salmon.) Hubby cannot eat grapefruit so I made the salsa w...

Unfortunately, I was unable to buy fresh wild Alaskan sockeye salmon (my favorite), so I settled on farm-raised salmon which I knew wouldn't measure up in flavor. It was very fresh, it cooked pe...

Great recipe - the rub was fabulous! I subbed tilapia for the salmon to give it a try and no matter how much I pleaded with my husband to at least try fish he wouldn't...(maybe next time)so I en...

I actually really liked the salmon on this with the rub. Based on reading the other reviews, and about the heat with the rub, I only did a pinch of cayenne. I just don't care for hot food. It se...

This rating will reflect the salmon only. It was wonderful. Just make it as written, unless you are a little iffy about the heat from the cayenne---then start with just half that amount and se...

My review pretty much dittos all the rest of the reviews. A winning recipe! The only two deviations I made were to halve the recipe for the two of us and change out grapefruit for mandarin orang...

I had to change the salsa a bit, none of us like cilantro, so I used parsley. My grapefruit was really tart so I added about 1/2 tsp of honey and let the flavors meld for a few hours while I pr...

Followed the recipe as written except replaced cilantro with parsley because we can't stand the stuff. The dish got mixed reviews. Hubby liked it, he said he would give it 4 stars, would have ...

I have to say I really wondered about the combination of grapefruit salsa and salmon, because I just couldn't imagine the two together. The salmon rub was tasty, and though it has a long list o...