Grilled Orange Salmon Recipe

Raw salmon fillet with herbs, garlic and peppercorns
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 25 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
412 Calories
26g Fat
15g Carbs
30g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 412
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 30g
Calcium 104mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.


  • 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

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.

  3. Place fillets in 4 large pieces of aluminum foil (packets). Make sure all bones are out of the fillet.

  4. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl.

  5. Cover each fillet with about 2-3 tablespoons of sauce. Fold over the edges of the packets, to secure them.

  6. Place the packets on the grill allowing them to cook for 15 minutes. 

  7. Remove from heat and cut packets open to release steam before serving.

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