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Citrus Marinated Salmon

This Citrus Marinated Salmon, with a perfectly balanced orange and ginger flavored marinade, is an easy and delicious dish that's in and out of the oven in less than 20 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Amy Duska


Citrus Marinated Salmon

  • 1 lb. fresh salmon wild-caught
  • juice of 1 orange
  • juice of two lemons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • salt and pepper

Orange Pepper Relish

  • 2 oranges
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


  • Cut the salmon into 4 equal portions and place into a baking dish.
  • Whisk the marinade ingredients together in a small bowl and pour over the salmon. Cover and let chill in fridge for 1-2 hours.
  • Prepare the Orange Pepper Relish by removing sections of oranges and cutting into small pieces. Toss with remaining relish ingredients in a small bowl and place in the fridge to chill until ready to serve.
  • Once ready to bake, preheat oven to 400 degrees and take salmon out of fridge to come to room temperature. Drain off excess marinade before baking.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, remove from oven and top with relish and fresh basil. Serve hot.


This recipe was originally posted in March, 2015 and updated in June 2018.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 18g | Sugar: 6g