Citrus Glazed Salmon

Need a quick dinner recipe? Then bake these citrus glazed salmon served with sauce - ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

2
medium limes
1
small orange
1/3
cup agave syrup
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/4
lb salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
1
lime slice, cut into 4 wedges
1
orange slice, cut into 4 wedges

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper or foil. In small bowl, grate lime peel. Squeeze enough juice to equal 2 tablespoons; add to peel in bowl. Grate orange peel into bowl. Squeeze enough juice to equal 2 tablespoons; add to peel mixture. Stir in agave syrup, salt, pepper and garlic. In small cup, measure 1/4 cup citrus mixture for salmon (reserve remaining citrus mixture).
  • 2 On pan, place salmon fillets, skin-side down. Using 1/4 cup citrus mixture, brush tops and sides of salmon. Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Lift salmon pieces from skin with metal spatula onto serving plate. Sprinkle with green onions. Top each fish fillet with lime and orange wedges. Serve each fillet with 3 tablespoons reserved sauce.

Expert Tips

Made from the nectar of a succulent plant called the agave and native to Mexico, agave syrup is a liquid sweetener that's used in all types of foods. Honey can be substituted for the agave syrup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
680mg
680%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.