grilled salmon salad with oranges

grilled salmon salad with oranges

prep time: 10 minutes
cook time: 10 minutes
ready in: 20 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 2½ cups each


  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 3/4-1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 lb. salmon fillet, skin removed
  • 6 cups baby spinach leaves, washed, dried and chilled
  • 2 oranges, peeled, seeds removed and cut in sections

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  1. Preheat grill for direct medium heat.
  2. In a small saucepan heat together orange juice concentrate, sugar, thyme and garlic, stirring frequently. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3–4 minutes until thickened; add oil.
  3. Brush 1 side of salmon with half of glaze. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
  4. Place salmon, glazed side down, on grill rack, 4–5 inches from heat. Cook about 4 minutes.
  5. Brush top side of salmon with remaining glaze. Turn salmon and continue to cook until salmon is opaque in center, about 5 minutes longer.
  6. Divide spinach and oranges among 4 dinner plates.
  7. Cut salmon into 4 pieces and place atop spinach.

per serving: 260 calories, 11g fat, 2g saturated fat, 70mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 24g protein