Molasses-Marmalade Glazed Salmon

This unique glaze uses a combination of orange marmalade, molasses, smoked paprika, lemon juice and orange zest to add a distinctive, sweet-smoky flavor to oven-roasted salmon filet.

Molasses-Marmalade Glazed Salmon

Molasses-Marmalade Glazed Salmon

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Oven-roasted salmon glazed with a flavorful combination of orange marmalade, molasses and smoked paprika.

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1-1/4 lb Alaska salmon filet, skin removed
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons fresh orange zest

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line shallow baking pan with foil and coat with nonstick spray. Place the salmon, former skin side up, on the prepared baking sheet.
  2. Combine the marmalade, molasses, smoked paprika, lemon juice and orange zest in a small bowl.
  3. Spread about half of the glaze on the salmon and roast for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and turn the salmon over.
  4. Spread the second side with the remaining glaze and continue roasting until the salmon is cooked to desired doneness, 4 to 6 minutes longer depending on thickness.
  5. Serve immediately.

Slightly adapted from a recipe provided by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Council. You can find more of their fish and seafood recipes at AlaskaSeafood.org.