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Blood Orange salmon

blood orange salmon

Fast, simple, light and delicious. This recipe makes a weekday dinner without much hassle.

Serves 2

  • 2 salmon steaks
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • zest of 1 blood orange
  • 3 Tbsp mirin
  • 3/4 cup blood orange juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp very finely grated fresh ginger root
  • freshly ground black pepper

Combine orange juice, zest, mirin, garlic and ginger in a large food container. Rinse and pat dry the salmon with a a paper towel. Place the salmon steaks in the marinade and allow to coat for 10 minutes each side.

Preheat a large heavy  nonstick skillet over high heat for 3 minutes. Remove the salmon from the marinade, place it on skillet and cook for 1 minute. Add the soy sauce, turn the steaks over, pour the marinade over the steaks, dicrease the heat to low-medium and let simmer for about 8 minutes. Turn the steaks once more, increase the heat to medium-high and let simmer for another 3-4 minutes.

Serve over steamed rice or mashed potatoes or/and a green salad.

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