If you’re looking for an easy meat to marinade, salmon is a great go-to option. It quickly absorbs all the spices and seasonings of a sauce to create a flavor-filled dish. This salmon recipe embraces the sweetness of citrus and zings your palate with just the right amount of chili and cayenne.
Total Time: 1 hr. 21 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: 16 min.
Yield: 4 servings
¼ cup 100% orange juice
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. raw honey
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
½ tsp. sea salt
1 pinch cayenne pepper
4 (6-oz.) raw salmon fillets, about 1-inch thick
1. Combine orange juice, lemon juice, honey, chili powder, cumin, salt, and cayenne in a small bowl; whisk to blend.
2. Place salmon in a shallow glass pan; top with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 20 to 60 minutes.
3. Preheat grill or broiler to high.
4. Grill or broil salmon for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, brushing occasionally with marinade, or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Container Equivalents: 1/2 Yellow, 1 1/2 Red