Ginger and Orange Salmon

Ginger and Orange Salmon


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About this recipe: A favourite in our house and an easy way to get everyone to eat more fish. Salmon is marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, brown sugar, orange juice, spices and fresh ginger, then grilled.


Serves: 4 

  • 450g salmon fillets
  • 65g brown sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
  • 80ml (about 5 tablespoons) reduced salt soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (2.5cm) piece fresh root ginger, minced
  • 80ml (about 5 tablespoons) fresh orange juice

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Rub salmon with about 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Lightly sprinkle with lemon pepper and garlic powder; rub seasoning into fish.
  2. Into a small saucepan set over medium heat, pour soy sauce and olive oil. Stir in ginger and remaining brown sugar, lemon pepper and garlic powder. Bring to a gentle simmer, stirring constantly until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat, stir in orange juice.
  3. Place fish and marinade into a resealable plastic bag; seal, and refrigerate overnight, or for at least 3 hours.
  4. Place fish in baking dish. Reserve marinade.
  5. Grill fish skin-side up, 2 minutes. Remove from oven, pull skin off with tongs. Baste with marinade, return to oven, and grill for another 2 minutes. Turn salmon, and grill until fish flakes easily, about 4 minutes. Remove from oven, and let sit 5 minutes before serving.

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