Orange Salmon and Green Onions


When buying fresh salmon, look for bright, metallic skin and vivid, firm flesh. Avoid fillets with visible tears or separation.

Orange Salmon Green Onions
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
10 mins
Bake Time:
15 mins
Broil Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 navel oranges, halved

  • 2 limes, juiced (1/4 cup)

  • 3 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 4 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 12 green onions, trimmed

  • 1 pound boneless salmon fillet (skin on)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Juice one orange to get 1/3 cup juice. Cut remaining orange into wedges; set aside. In a small bowl stir together orange juice, lime juice, tamari, ginger, and 2 tsp. of the oil. Drizzle the bottom of a 3-quart au gratin dish with the remaining 2 tsp. oil. Place green onions and orange wedges in dish; toss to coat. Place salmon, skin side down, in center of dish. Drizzle with orange juice mixture.

  2. Bake 15 minutes or until salmon is opaque and starting to flake. Remove. Turn oven to broil. Baste salmon with sauce. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 5 to 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and onions are beginning to brown, turning onions once or twice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

259 Calories
12g Fat
13g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 259
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 812mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 48mg 240%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 851mg 18%
Folate, total 80.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*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.

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