Baked salmon with ginger marinade is the perfect dinner for two.
Valentine’s Day is coming quickly and many couples are wanting to celebrate the day at home with a delicious meal for two. I have to admit, eating out at any holiday can be overwhelming and, at times, not very romantic.
Seafood is a favorite of mine. I could eat it a couple of times a week. Big, on the other hand does not feel the same about seafood. After tasting this baked salmon dish, she changed her mind.
The sauce is a combination of 3 citrus fruits and a little dijon mustard. Oh yes, let’s not forget the fresh ginger. With every bite, you get a bit of tang from the citrus and a spicy taste from the ginger. It is really a wonderful combination.
Here is the recipe for Baked Salmon with Ginger marinade:
Baked Salmon with ginger marinade
A healthy and quick dish that is good for you and good tasting.
- 1/4 cup Organe juice freshly squeezed
- 1 TBL Lime Juice freshly squeezed
- 1 TBL Lemon juice freshly squeezed
- Zest of 1/2 an organge
- Zest of 1/2 a lemon
- Zest of 1/2 a lime
- 1 TBL Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 TSP Fresh Ginger finely minced
- pinch Cayanne
- 2 6 ounce Salmon Fillets
- Sea Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
Whisk the orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, the zest of all the fruits, olive oil, ginger and cayenne in a small bowl.
In a baking dish, place the salmon and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Pour half of the marinade over the salmon and flip to coat. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to marinate.
Preheat oven ro 400°F
Remove the salmon from the refrigerator and uncover. Add 2 Tablespoons of water to the dish.
Bake for about 10 - 15 minutes until tender. The fish should be flaky and opaque. (remember the fish will continue to cook for a few minutes when you take it out of the oven)
Add the Dijon mustard to the reserved marinade in a small saucepan over medium heat
Simmer until reduced by half. Pour over the cooked salmon and serve right away.
This recipe was adapted from The Healthy Mind Cookbook (available on Amazon)
I completed the dinner with onion roasted potatoes and spiced poached pears with honey and raspberry sauce.
The spiced poached pears were a light dessert after the baked salmon dish. Our dinner for 2 was such a hit that I know it will be on the menu again.
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