Orange Asian-Style Norwegian Salmon with Sesame Broccoli

Orange Asian-Style Norwegian Salmon with Sesame Broccoli
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4

    4 servings

  • 20-40 min

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Photographer: John Montana

Baked Norwegian Salmon  prepared in a classic Asian-style orange sauce. Easy to make with healthy vegetables. Garnished with tasty cilantro and orange zest.

Ingredients

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4 each  5-6 oz Norwegian Salmon fillet(s), skin removed
2   broccoli crowns
.25 bunch  cilantro, fresh
1   orange
.5 cups  orange juice
.5 cups  rice wine
.25 cups  Soy Sauce
2 tbsp  rice vinegar
1 tbsp  ginger, dried
1 tsp  sugar
   salt
   fresh cracked pepper
2 tsp  sesame oil
2 tsp  sesame seeds

Procedure

The amount of ingredients has been changed. Keep in mind:
  • Cooking for more people takes longer time
  • Be careful with salty ingredients and spices, you should add to taste towards the end
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  • Chop the cilantro. 
  • Zest half the orange, and cut 4 slices from other half. 

Sauce  

  • In a saucepan, combine orange juice, rice wine, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and sugar. 
  • Reduce until thickened (about 2/3 original volume). 
  • Arrange salmon fillets in oiled casserole dish. 
  • Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper. 
  • Top each fillet with 1 slice of orange, and pour sauce into casserole dish. 
  • Bake for 12–15 minutes or to desired temperature. 

Broccoli

  • Cut broccoli into florets.  
  • Blanch broccoli florets in large pot of salted boiling water until tender, about 3-4 minutes.  
  • Drain broccoli well. 
  • Toss with sesame oil, sesame seeds and dash of soy sauce. 
  • Arrange salmon on plate surrounded with broccoli florets. Garnish with chopped cilantro and orange zest.  

Serving Suggestion:

  • Serve with brown fried rice with scallions.