Orange-Ginger Glazed Salmon
Recipe Courtesy of Eat What You Love: More than 300 Incredible Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat and Calories (Running Press, April 2010)
Salmon is one of the world's healthiest foods. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, vitamins D and B12, and protein, it's an absolute powerhouse of good nutrition. Better yet, it tastes great! Perfect for the hot days of summer the sweet orange-ginger glaze is tinged with just a tinge of heat. If you prefer, an indoor grill or sauté pan can be used to cook the salmon.
Ingredients & Methods
1/4 cup lime juice (about 2 large limes)
1/4 cup light orange juice
1/4 cup low-sugar orange marmalade
2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger (or 1 teaspoon powdered)
1/2 teaspoon dried mustard
Pinch of salt
Dash of hot pepper flakes
2 teaspoons butter
4 (five ounce) salmon fillets, rinsed and dried
|Nutrition at a Glance (per serving)
|Carbohydrate||9g (Sugars 6g)|
|Total Fat||18g (Sat Fat 4.5g)|
|Food Exchanges||4 Lean Meat, 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 Fat|
|Weight Watcher Point Exchange||7|
- Combine the lime juice, orange juice, orange marmalade, ginger, mustard, salt, and pepper flakes in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes, until reduced to almost one-half. Remove from heat; swirl in the butter. Set aside.
- While sauce is cooking, place salmon on a hot grill and cook for 5 minutes per side, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
- Spoon sauce across salmon and serve.
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