The citrus flavors in the vinaigrette paired great with the salmon. Broiling in the oven is my favorite way to cook salmon. It is ready in just minutes and it turns out perfectly almost every time! It requires just minutes to heat the oven and the meal is cooked in about that much time. It barely has time to heat the kitchen!
Orange Citrus Salmon
Yield: 2-3 servings
1 lb salmon, cut into 3-4 fillets
1 cup Orange Citrus Vinaigrette
Combine the salmon and the vinaigrette in a large ziploc bag or airtight container. Let the salmon marinate for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator. Place the salmon on the counter about 1/2 an hour before cooking.
Preheat the oven to broil and line a baking sheet with foil. Place the salmon fillets on the sheet and broil for about 8 minutes. A general rule for cooking salmon is approximately 8 minutes total cooking time per 1" of thickness.
Cook the fish 2 minutes less than your estimated time, then check for doneness. You can always pop it back in the oven, but you can’t fix an overcooked piece of fish. The most important thing to remember is that the fish will continue to cook for a few minutes after it is off the heat, so you have to remove it just before it is done to your liking. Salmon is best warm and flaking, but still a bit translucent even after resting. Enjoy!
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