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Citrus Glazed Salmon with Cucumber Mint Salad

Enjoy this quick, healthy meal in 20 minutes.

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 4 6 0z. Salmon fillets, skin removed
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • 2/3 C Fresh orange juice
  • 6 Tb. Brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. Mustard powder
  • 1/4 C Rice vinegar
  • 1/2 ea Cucumber, cut into matchstick-size strips
  • 8 ea Boston lettuce leaves, thinly sliced
  • 8 ea Fresh mint sprigs, torn if large
  • 2 Tb Rice vinegar
  • 1 ea Orange, peeled and segmented

Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, which together the orange juice, sugar, mustard powder, 1/4 cup of the vinegar, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until slightly thickened, about 8 minutes. Season with a pinch of pepper.
  2. Heat a broiler. Place the salmon on a baking sheet lined with foil. Brush generously with the glaze. Broil until the salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 5 minutes, basting once with remaining glaze.
  3. Place the cucumber, lettuce, mint, and orange in a bowl. Drizzle with oil and the remaining vinegar, salt, and pepper and toss.
  4. Plate the salmon and serve with cucumber mint salad.
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