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    Orange Basil Sauce over Salmon Fillets

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    52 mins

    40 mins

    12 mins

    Audrey M's Note:

    This recipe offers a nice citrus taste to salmon. The prep time includes marinating of salmon fillets.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Spray grill with vegetable spray before starting up grill.
    2. 2
      Heat grill.
    3. 3
      While grill is heating, mix together all ingredients except salmon in a bowl; blend well.
    4. 4
      Pour marinate into a zip-lock bag along with thawed salmon fillets.
    5. 5
      Marinate for 1/2 hour.
    6. 6
      Place salmon on grill and cook for 8 to 12 minutes or until salmon begins to flake with a fork.
    7. 7
      Brush marinate on salmon while grilling.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 13, 2003

      45

      Very tasty recipe. Beautiful flavour. I love salmon of any description - When cooking fillets, I usually leave the skin on. During cooking the skin will "stick" to the surface of the utensil (pan, or grill). That's OK because the salmon meat will lift off the skin quite easily with a wide spatula (egg lifter for eg if indoors, or wide bbq spatula if outdoors). In that way you lose no salmon meat; the skin comes offthe utensil easily enough to discard.

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    • on March 24, 2010

      55

      wonderful , flavourful salmon fillets!! I used the juice of a fresh orange, didn't have any frozen. Also cooked it in a frypan, turned out great. The combination of flavours is perfect with the salmon. I will make this one again, thanks for posting.

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    • on April 06, 2007

      55

      Wonderful flavor. I used this marinade with Mahi Mahi and it turned out beautifully. I used a rotisserie basket (if I were to use on an outside grill, I would wrap individually in tinfoil). I didn't brush marinade while grilling (no need). I used the remaining marinade for the base of a sauce. I added 1/4 c more of orange concentrate and 1 t fresh orange zest, then boiled for 1 minute. After removing from heat, I added 1/3 c plain lowfat yogurt and 3 T coconut flakes. I then used it as a sauce over the fish (served over rice pilaf). It was delish! My 6-yr-old son had seconds!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Orange Basil Sauce over Salmon Fillets

    Serving Size: 1 (142 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 215.4
     
    Calories from Fat 96
    44%
    Total Fat 10.7 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 59.4 mg
    19%
    Sodium 105.2 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.5 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 4.7 g
    18%
    Protein 23.2 g
    46%

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