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Sweet Orange Salmon

This salmon recipe comes together really quickly, and it packs a lot of flavor! I served it over some basmati rice that I mixed peas into at the end.

Sweet Orange Salmon

Sweet Orange Salmon
Cooking Light May 2005

Eight ingredients combine in a spice rub that would also be good on pork tenderloin medallions. Serve with orange wedges.

2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon grated orange rind
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground coriander
⅛ teaspoon black pepper
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
Cooking spray

Preheat broiler.

Combine first 8 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture over both sides of salmon fillets. Place salmon on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil for 8 minutes or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

Nutritional notes:
CALORIES 303 (39% from fat); FAT 13.3g (sat 3.1g,mono 5.7g,poly 3.2g); IRON 1mg; CHOLESTEROL 87mg; CALCIUM 33mg; CARBOHYDRATE 7.5g; SODIUM 235mg; PROTEIN 36.2g; FIBER 0.5g

MacGourmet Rating: 4 Stars


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