Spicy Orange Salmon

Tender salmon fillets are braised to perfection in a mouthwatering sauce of fresh orange juice, chili-infused olive oil, and seasonings, making this a favorite dish with a 'kick.' Serve over a bed of rice and a side of steamed spinach for a super healthy and easy meal. The sauce is perfect to drizzle over the top.

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


  • ¼ cup chile pepper-infused olive oil

  • 1 (2.5 pound) salmon fillet, or to taste

  • 1 cup fresh (no pulp) orange juice, or as needed

  • 2 tablespoons Montreal steak seasoning

  • 1 ½ tablespoons togarashi (Japanese red pepper condiment)

  • 2 oranges, sliced

  • 2 habanero peppers, sliced (Optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Drizzle olive oil into the bottom of a casserole dish. Lay salmon fillet atop the oil layer. Pour enough orange juice into the dish so the bottom third of the salmon is immersed in juice.

  3. Sprinkle Montreal steak seasoning and togarashi over the top of the fillet. Arrange orange slices and habanero pepper slices atop the fish.

  4. Bake in preheated oven until the flesh is light pink and flakes easily with a fork, 20 to 30 minutes. Transfer fish to a serving platter and serve with the sauce from the dish on the side.

Cook's Notes:

Nanami Togarashi is a spicy powdered assortment of dried chili peppers and other seasonings. Ingredients include chili pepper, orange peel, sesame seeds, Japanese pepper, ginger, and seaweed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

586 Calories
28g Fat
19g Carbs
62g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 586
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 126mg 42%
Sodium 1495mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 62g
Vitamin C 81mg 407%
Calcium 174mg 13%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 1364mg 29%

* 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.