Total Time
4hrs 12mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 12 mins

Adapted from a recipe in Hometown Cooking magazine. Nice for a dinner party. Garnish with orange slices.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together orange zest, orange juice, oil, tarragon, ginger, salt, and pepper in a resealable plastic bag.
  2. Add fish to bag, seal, and shake bag gently to coat.
  3. Let marinate 3-4 hours-but no longer as your fish may start to toughen up if overmarinated.
  4. Preheat oven to 450 F and bake fish in a casserole dish 8-12 minutes or until it has just started to flake easily with a fork.


Most Helpful

Super easy and tasty. In southern CA - with family fruit trees - we always have an over abundance of the oranges so I was looking for a way to use them. This recipe for salmon was great! My husband enjoyed the light dinner - I think I may trot it out for company in the future! I did add a tablespoon of minced garlic and a dollop of mustard to the marinade for a bit more texture. All in all - it was great. Thanks for sharing.

Flaca July 06, 2009

Light, flavorful and excellent. Fresh tarragon shines in this recipe. Also, the quality of the oranges used makes a difference too - the sweeter and juicier the better. Thanks for a lovely recipe.

waynejohn1234 July 19, 2008

It was easy to make, however it just didn't have as much flavor as I expected. In retrospect, the tarragon was a bit out of place for me with the citrus; maybe I'd have preferred garlic. I didn't do this, but it might have had more "punch" if I'd taken the remaining marinade and reduced it and poured it over the salmon after baking.

GFJane November 26, 2007

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