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Blood Orange Sesame Salmon

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.34 One serving costs about $4.34

$4.34 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:82%

Spoonacular Score: 82%

 

Blood Orange Sesame Salmon requires roughly about 45 minutes from start to finish. One serving contains 343 calories, 36g of protein, and 17g of fat. This recipe serves 2. For $4.34 per serving, this recipe covers 27% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up sesame seeds, sesame oil, cumin, and a few other things to make it today. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. It works well as a pretty expensive main course. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian diet. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 82%, which is outstanding. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Ricotta Pound Cake with Blood Orange Filling, Whipped Cream Mascarpone Topping and Candied Blood Orange Slices, Grilled Salmon and Grapefruit Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette, and Grilled Salmon Salad With Blood Orange Cilantro Vinaigrette.

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc are great choices for Salmon. To decide on white or red, you should consider your seasoning and sauces. Chardonnay is a great friend to buttery, creamy dishes, while sauvignon blanc can complement herb or citrus-centric dishes. A light-bodied, low-tannin red such as the pinot noir goes great with broiled or grilled salmon. One wine you could try is Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ( half-bottle). It has 4.2 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 19 dollars.

Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ( half-bottle)

Medium yellow in color. Aromas of straw, lemon verbena and honeysuckle mingle with layers of lemon meringue and lychee. Upon entry are flavors of lemon curd, honeydew, and hints of star fruit and wet stone, balanced with a touch of fine grained tannin. The crisp finish is countered with a spicy note of white pepper and lingers with coastal minerality

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
2
2  wild salmon filets
wild salmon filets
2 tsps
2 tsps sesame oil
sesame oil
2 tsps
2 tsps red wine vinegar
red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp soy sauce
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp honey
honey
0.5
0.5  blood orange
blood orange
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
2 tsps
2 tsps sesame seeds
sesame seeds
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp ginger
ginger
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin
cumin
2  wild salmon filets
2
wild salmon filets
2 tsps sesame oil
2 tsps
sesame oil
2 tsps red wine vinegar
2 tsps
red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp
honey
0.5  blood orange
0.5
blood orange
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
2 tsps sesame seeds
2 tsps
sesame seeds
1 Tbsp ginger
1 Tbsp
ginger
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp
cumin

Equipment

food processor
food processor
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
food processor
food processor
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Wash, trim, pat the salmon dry, and set aside. In a small bowl mix the sesame oil, red wine vinegar, soy sauce, honey, blood orange juice, garlic, ginger, cumin, chili powder, and paprika. If desired, use a food processor to blend. Place the salmon in the refrigerator in a ziploc bag with marinade for at least one hour. Preheat the oven to 400F. Remove the salmon from the fridge and top with sesame seeds. Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly crisp on the top and flakey on the inside. Serve immediately!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.34
Ingredient
2 wild salmon filets
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
½ blood orange
2 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon ginger
1 teaspoon cumin
Price
$7.55
$0.22
$0.05
$0.12
$0.26
$0.03
$0.13
$0.15
$0.04
$0.13
$8.68

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you want the health benefits of salmon without the pricetag that comes with fresh and even frozen fillets, look for recipes using canned salmon.

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

  • Wild Alaskan salmon is considered the most sustainable choice.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
343 Calories
35g Protein
16g Total Fat
12g Carbs
65% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
343
17%

Fat
16g
25%

  Saturated Fat
2g
15%

Carbohydrates
12g
4%

  Sugar
9g
10%

Cholesterol
93mg
31%

Sodium
581mg
25%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
35g
71%

Selenium
63µg
91%

Vitamin B12
5µg
90%

Vitamin B6
1mg
74%

Vitamin B3
13mg
70%

Vitamin B2
0.68mg
40%

Phosphorus
376mg
38%

Vitamin B5
2mg
29%

Vitamin B1
0.42mg
28%

Copper
0.55mg
28%

Potassium
919mg
26%

Magnesium
66mg
17%

Iron
2mg
15%

Folate
47µg
12%

Manganese
0.22mg
11%

Zinc
1mg
9%

Calcium
59mg
6%

Vitamin C
2mg
4%

Fiber
0.65g
3%

Vitamin A
88IU
2%

covered percent of daily need

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