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Crispy Orange Glazed Salmon Recipe

This is an easy orange glazed salmon recipe that's perfect for a weeknight dinner. Enjoy a delicious, crispy pan seared salmon cooked with a homemade orange glaze.  

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 380kcal
Author: Shadi HasanzadeNemati

Ingredients

  • 2 lb salmon fillets skin on
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup navel orange juice
  • 1/2 cup cara cara orange juice
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  • Pat dry the salmon on both sides and liberally season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Place a non stick pan on medium high heat. Make sure the pan is hot enough by adding a few drops of water into the pan, if the water beads and evaporates quickly, the pan is ready.
  • Once the water is gone, add two tablespoons vegetable oil to the pan and heat for a minute. Place the salmon fillets in the oil, skin side up and leave it untouched for about 4 minutes until a golden crust forms.
  • Flip and cook the salmon on the other side for another 3 to 4 minutes until the fillets are fully cooked and you're able to flake them using a fork.
  • Meanwhile, mix navel orange juice, cara cara orange juice, lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic, honey, red pepper flakes, cornstarch and water in a sauce pan and cook over medium heat until it simmers and thickens.
  • Once the salmon is almost cooked, pour the glaze into the pan and cook for another two minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 380kcal