Blood orange-glazed salmon

Based on 15 ratings

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
blood oranges
salmon fillets
500 g cauliflower
10 g cilantro
3 cloves garlic
4 tbsp olive oil (divided)
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp ras el hanout
1 tbsp maple syrup
¼ lime (juice)
3 tbsp honey
1 tbsp soy sauce
avocado
4 tbsp pomegranate seeds
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp black sesame seeds
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • bowl
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • baking sheet
  • pot
  • cooking spoon
  • pastry brush
  • frying pan
  • tongs

Nutrition per serving

Cal
956
Protein
42g
Fat
57g
Carb
65g

Step 1/8

  • 500 cauliflower
  • 10 cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 blood oranges
  • oven
  • bowl
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Remove cauliflower stem and cut florets into bite-sized pieces. Place in a large bowl. Finely chop garlic. Zest and juice blood oranges. Chop cilantro and set aside.

Step 2/8

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ras el hanout
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ lime (juice)
  • bowl

Mix half of the olive oil, two thirds of the chopped garlic, turmeric, ras el hanout, maple syrup, and lime juice in a small bowl. Add to cauliflower and mix well.

Step 3/8

  • baking sheet

Transfer the marinated cauliflower onto a baking sheet. Roast in the preheated oven for approx. 25 min. or until slightly crispy. Set aside to cool.

Step 4/8

  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt
  • pepper
  • pot
  • cooking spoon

In the meantime, add blood orange juice, honey, and soy sauce to a pot over medium-high heat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook for approx. 10 min., or until the liquid has reduced into a syrup.

Step 5/8

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • pastry brush

Drizzle salmon fillets with half of the remaining olive oil, sprinkle with blood orange zest and remaining garlic, and season with salt and pepper. Brush fillets well with some of the blood orange syrup.

Step 6/8

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • frying pan
  • tongs

Heat the rest of the olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, and fry the salmon skin side down for approx. 2 min. Flip the fillets over and brush with remaining syrup. Cook for another 3 - 4 min. or until cooked to desired level of doneness.

Step 7/8

  • 1 avocado
  • 4 tbsp pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Peel and dice avocado. Add cooled cauliflower, avocado, and pomegranate seeds to a bowl, and season with salt and pepper. Add sesame oil, lime juice, and remaining blood orange syrup and mix well.

Step 8/8

  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds

Serve salmon with avocado cauliflower salad. Garnish with black sesame seeds and chopped cilantro. Enjoy!