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Festive Season Salmon

Bring some healthy fats and low-calorie cheer to your Christmas table this year. Try this delicious salmon dish.


Feeds 8

Time 40 minutes


Savour the festive flavours guilt-free with our Citrus Baked Salmon recipe! Delight your taste buds with the zesty goodness of citrus-infused salmon, a perfect low-calorie dinner option for the holiday season. This dish combines the richness of salmon with the bright, refreshing notes of citrus, creating a delightful and healthy feast that won't compromise your waistline. Elevate your festive dining experience with this flavorful and nutritious choice!


Festive Season Salmon


Ingredients


  • 3 oranges sliced

  • 1 lemon, sliced

  • 8 sprigs thyme, plus 1 tablespoon thyme leaves

  • 1 skin-on salmon fillet (enough to feed 8 )

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. pure honey

  • 1 tbsp. fennel seeds, crushed

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Directions


1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Slice 1 orange. Arrange sliced orange, lemon, and thyme sprigs in the centre of a baking sheet. Top with salmon, skin side down.


2. Grate the zest from 1 orange into a measuring cup, then squeeze in the juice from both remaining oranges (you should get about 1/4 cup). Add honey and whisk until dissolved. Brush salmon with half of the orange mixture, then sprinkle with fennel and thyme leaves. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 10 minutes.


3. Brush salmon with the remaining juice mixture. Roast until barely opaque throughout, 12 to 15 minutes.




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