Smoked Paprika Roasted Salmon with Wilted Spinach

Posted on Oct. 22nd 2012 No Comments »

Roasted Salmon and Spinahc

Citrus flavored fish with fresh spinach is a great light meal. This recipe is from Epicurious.

  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2tbs + 1tsp olive oil
  • 2tsp thyme leaves, divided
  • 2lbs salmon (or steel head trout) fillets
  • 1tbs brown sugar
  • 1tbs smoked paprika
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp grated orange peel
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 10oz bag fresh spinach

Mix orange juice, 2tbs oil and 1tsp thyme in small bowl. Place salmon in large glass dish, add marinade and coat. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or more.

Mix brown sugar, paprika, cinnamon, orange peel, remaining thyme and sea salt in small bowl. Remove salmon from marinade. Place in a greased foil-lined baking pan. Discard remaining marinade. Rub top of salmon evenly with smoked paprika mixture. Roast salmon in 400 degree oven 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.

Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add spinach, cook and stir 2 minutes or until wilted. Serve salmon over spinach.

Posted by poppa-d | in Orange, Recipe, Spinach

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