Citrus-Glazed Salmon with Avocado Salsa

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Citrus-Glazed Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Citrus-Glazed Salmon with Avocado Salsa

 

Ingredients:

  • Four 6-ounce fresh salmon filets
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Salsa:

  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 orange, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, ribs removed, and diced OR 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. In a baking dish combine the olive oil and the orange juice. Lay salmon in it and turn to coat. In a small bowl combine the salt, onion powder, paprika, black pepper, allspice, and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle over each side of salmon filets. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl combine the avocado, red onion, orange, jalapeno, and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high and lightly coat with olive oil or vegetable cooking spray. Add the salmon and cook for 4-5 minutes; turn and cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Serve with chilled avocado salsa.
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