Baked Citrus Salmon

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 25 minutes
  • 2 servings

Anyone in the mood for some baked salmon? This time enhance the salmon by baking it and serving it on a bed of various citrus slices. Also, let’s quickly put together an olive oil-based dressing flavored with pomegranate syrup and Cajun seasoning.

Ingredients Needed for Baked Citrus Salmon

    1 tangerine, sliced
    1 lemon, sliced
    ½ grapefruit, sliced
    1 lime, sliced
    ½ orange, sliced
    ¼ cup olive oil
    1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
    2 tablespoons of pomegranate syrup
    fresh thyme
    14 ounces of salmon fillet

How to Make Baked Citrus Salmon

  1. Add the olive oil, Cajun seasoning, and pomegranate syrup to a small bowl. Mix until even and set aside.
  2. Place the citrus slices on the bottom of a baking tray. Season with fresh thyme to taste and add the salmon fillet on top.
  3. Drizzle with pomegranate dressing, season with salt and pepper and top with more fresh thyme. Bake for 15 minutes at 350⁰F/175⁰C.
  4. Serve the salmon on a bed of baked citrus slices. Garnish with lime wedges and more thyme, if you want.

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