marinated wild salmon

Recipe: Marinated Wild Salmon

This citrusy marinated wild salmon dish takes your catch to the next level. Be prepared for bursts of flavor!

Ingredients

  • 4 wild salmon fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Directions

  1. Season fillets with salt and pepper, onion powder, and red pepper flakes. Set aside in a baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, zest, garlic, balsamic vinegar, honey, green onions, and cilantro. Pour marinade over salmon; cover, and refrigerate overnight, or at least 6 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  4. Arrange salmon on a broiling sheet. Place in a preheated oven, and bake for 5 minutes. Increase heat to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C), turn fillets, and broil 5 minutes more.

Modified from recipe on AllRecipes.com

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