Citrus Salmon by Porter Health System

By: Porter Regional Hospital Last Updated: January 3, 2010

This recipe is brought to you by Porter Health System's Health eCooking.

This light, refreshing salmon recipe is easy to prepare. Salmon is low in calories and saturated fat, yet high in protein, and full of heart-healthy omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Diabetic Recipe - Heart Healthy Recipe - Gluten Free Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

  • 1 1/2 lbs fresh salmon
  • 6 Tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1/16 tsp white pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine orange and lemon juices, lemon zest, ginger and pepper. Spritz a 9x13 metal baking pan with olive oil. Put salmon in the pan and pour juice mixture over it.

Bake about 10 minutes per inch of thickness, until salmon flakes easily. Remove salmon from oven, place on serving platter and keep warm. Place baking pan on a stovetop burner. Turn heat to medium and boil liquid in the pan until it thickens. Remove from the heat and pour thickened juices over salmon.

Nutrition facts (per serving):
Calories: 230
Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 89mg
Sodium: 115mg
Carbohydrates: 2g
Fiber: 0
Protein: 34g