Thursday, September 30, 2010

Citrus-Glazed Salmon w/ Avocado-Orange Salsa


"Impress someone with very little effort with this gorgeousness!  Fast and easy this dish has the lightest flavors, but they all work to make it spicy-sweet and the salmon buttery-smooth.  If you can, using fresh salmon with this is the best."
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Four 6-ounce fresh salmon filets
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
Salsa:
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 orange, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, ribs removed, and diced OR 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
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In a baking dish combine the olive oil and the orange juice.  Lay salmon in it and turn to coat.  In a small bowl combine the salt, onion powder, paprika, black pepper, allspice, and cayenne pepper.  Sprinkle over each side of salmon filets.  Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
In a small bowl combine the avocado, red onion, orange, jalapeno, and cilantro.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Cover and chill.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high and lightly coat with olive oil or vegetable cooking spray.  Add the salmon and cook for 4-5 minutes; turn and cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes or until fish flakes easily.  Serve with chilled avocado salsa.  Makes 4 regular or 8 WLS servings.

Recipe from:  http://eatingwelllivingthin.wordpress.com/

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