Crispy-Skinned Orange Honey Salmon
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"Fresh, Asian-inspired salmon fillets with a crispy skin and an orange, ginger, and honey glaze. Unlike most similar recipes, this one is made without soy sauce and with totally fresh ingredients. The result is a bright, fresh fish with great taste and texture. The fresh ingredients are the star here: Don't substitute with dried, powdered, or frozen ingredients! I served on top of rice and steamed broccoli garnished with green onions."
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Ingredients1 h 15 m servings 494 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 salmon fillets)
- Combine orange juice, honey, vinegar, olive oil, garlic, ginger, sesame seeds, salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add salmon. Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
- Place a large cast iron skillet in the oven. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
- Carefully remove skillet from oven when it just barely starts to smoke. Add vegetable oil and place salmon fillets, skin-side down, in the skillet.
- Bake in the hot oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, or to your desired doneness, 5 to 9 minutes. Serve immediately.
- Cook's Notes:
- The key to the crispy skin without burning is to get the cast iron pan prepared to the correct temperature. Since you are working with high-heat and oil, please be careful.
- Try making extra marinade and reduce it down for added sauce.
- Editor's Note:
- Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.
Per Serving: 494 calories; 36 g fat; 23.1 g carbohydrates; 20.8 g protein; 57 mg cholesterol; 348 mg sodium. Full nutrition