Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is marinated in a simple soy and citrus marinade with hints of garlic and ginger – it turns out tender, moist and deliciously flaky every time.This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is marinated in a simple soy and citrus marinade with hints of garlic and ginger - it turns out tender, moist and deliciously flaky every time

This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is one of those easy recipes made with simple ingredients that yields a elegant dish with an incredible depth of flavor.

This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is marinated in a simple soy and citrus marinade with hints of garlic and ginger - it turns out tender, moist and deliciously flaky every time

This simple marinade has an incredible combo of flavors. Fresh and light, slightly sweet and savory.  After the salmon has marinated for awhile, the marinade is then simmered on the stove until it’s reduced into a  wonderfully aromatic glaze that you’ll brush on the salmon as it cooks. You can bake this salmon in the oven anytime or grill it on your barbecue for a quintessential summer dish.

 

This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is one of my favorite salmon recipes.  It’s probably the easiest and tastiest salmon you’ll ever make.  Just serve with steamed vegetables, jasmine rice and a large salad for a perfect healthy meal.

 

The heart-healthy Omega-3 fat found in salmon is associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular problems, such as heart attacks, strokes, heart arrhythmias, high blood pressure, and high triglycerides circulating in the blood. These benefits are best obtained when omega 3 rich fish is consumed 2 – 3 times a week. Omega 3s are also know to improve cognitive function, improve mood, offer joint protection, promote eye health, and a decreased risk in certain types of cancer.

And if you like this recipe, you might also like this Seared Salmon with Summer Succotash

This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is marinated in a simple soy and citrus marinade with hints of garlic and ginger
Yield: 2 servings

Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes

This Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is marinated in a simple soy and citrus marinade with hints of garlic and ginger – it turns out tender, moist and deliciously flaky every time.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound wild caught king salmon
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 green onion, white and light green parts finely minced
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together soy sauce, orange juice, honey, olive oil, garlic and ginger.
  2. Place the salmon in a large resealable plastic bag.
  3. Pour the marinade over the salmon. Seal the bag, and toss and turn to coat the fish.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Place the salmon on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  7. Brush the reduced glaze on the salmon while it bakes.
  8. Alternative cooking method: Lightly oil a barbecue grill grate. Place salmon on the preheated grill, and cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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