Roasted Salmon with Radishes and Fennel

There are far more varieties of radishes than just those small red ones that come to mind. Here we opted for Watermelon, which are larger and milder than regular radishes.

Roasted Salmon Radishes Fennel
Photo: Blaine Moats
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 pound watermelon or other radishes, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 fennel bulb, trimmed, quartered, and cored (plus chopped fronds)

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 6 ounce salmon fillets

  • ½ teaspoon orange zest

  • 3 tablespoon orange juice

  • 3 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 orange, quartered and thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a 15x10-inch pan with foil; lightly oil foil. Toss radishes and fennel with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Spread at one end of prepared pan. Roast 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, season salmon with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Arrange skin side down at other end of pan. Drizzle 1 teaspoon olive oil over salmon. Roast 10 to 15 minutes more or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and radishes and fennel are fork-tender.

  3. For vinaigrette: In a screw-top jar combine 3 tablespoons olive oil, the orange zest and juice, vinegar, and honey. Cover; shake well to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle vinaigrette over salmon and vegetables. Top with orange slices and fennel fronds. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

543 Calories
36g Fat
17g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 543
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 381mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 47.6mg 238%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 1189mg 25%
Folate, total 91.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 4.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.2mg

*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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