Sweet & Spicy Citrus Salmon

This prize-winning recipe contest entry features sweet and spicy salmon served on a bed of arugula or spinach. Add orange sections for an extra touch of citrus. Photo credit: Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven.

Serves: 6
20 mins Prep time 12 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
12 mins Cook time
  • Mix oil, maple syrup, orange peel, paprika, ancho chile pepper, chili powder, cinnamon and salt in small bowl with wire whisk. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the marinade. Place salmon in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add remaining marinade; turn to coat

  • Refrigerate 30 minutes. Remove salmon from marinade; place on greased broiler rack. Discard any remaining marinade

  • Broil 8 to 12 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork, turning halfway through broiling

  • Meanwhile, stir orange juice and mustard into reserved marinade until well blended. Place arugula in large salad bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat. Divide arugula and oranges among 6 plates. Top with salmon. Sprinkle with pecans

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 358Calories: 358Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Sodium: 159mgProtein: 22g
  • Total Fat: 26gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 9g