Grilled Orange Salmon Recipe

Raw salmon fillet with herbs, garlic and peppercorns
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

This quick and easy salmon packet recipe is not only a breeze to prepare, but is also very flavorful. The combination of citrus, herbs, and plain yogurt makes this dish a delicious treat. You can serve it with anything from grilled vegetables and noodles to plain rice.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound/450g salmon fillets (4 pieces)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL orange juice
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL olive oil
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL plain yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL parsley (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sugar
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Place fillets in 4 large pieces of aluminum foil (packets). Make sure all bones are out of the fillet.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Cover each fillet with about 2-3 tablespoons of sauce. Fold over the edges of the packets, to secure them.
  5. Place the packets on the grill allowing them to cook for 15 minutes. 
  6. Remove from heat and cut packets open to release steam before serving.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 412
    Total Fat 26 g
    Saturated Fat 4 g
    Unsaturated Fat 14 g
    Cholesterol 78 mg
    Sodium 662 mg
    Carbohydrates 15 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 30 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)