SALMON MUSTARD WITH ORANGE-HONEY DIJON TOPPING
Indulge in the perfect blend of flavors with this Salmon Mustard dish featuring a zesty orange-honey Dijon topping. It's a simple yet elegant recipe that's sure to delight your taste buds. Whether you're preparing a weeknight dinner or a special occasion meal, this recipe is a winner.
- 4 (4-6 oz.) portions of salmon
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons orange preserve or marmalade
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard
- Servings: 4
- Calories: 219
- Total Fat: 8.2g (12% Daily Value)
- Saturated Fat: 1.7g (8%)
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Sodium: 540mg (22%)
- Total Carbohydrate: 11.6g (3%)
- Dietary Fiber: 0.3g (1%)
- Sugars: 10.3g
- Protein: 23.6g
- Preheat the Oven: Begin by preheating your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- Prepare the Topping: In a small mixing bowl, combine the Dijon mustard, orange preserve or marmalade, honey, and whole-grain mustard. Stir well until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
- Coat the Salmon: Place the salmon portions on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or lightly greased. Generously spread the mustard sauce over the tops of the salmon fillets, ensuring they are evenly coated.
- Bake: Transfer the baking sheet with the salmon to the preheated oven. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the salmon reaches your desired level of doneness. The salmon should be flaky and tender.
- Serve: Once done, remove the salmon from the oven. Serve it hot, and consider garnishing with a fresh sprig of herbs, such as parsley or dill, for an extra touch of flavor and presentation.
This salmon dish pairs wonderfully with sides like lentils and sweet potatoes, as suggested. The combination of flavors and textures makes for a satisfying and wholesome meal.
Feel free to adjust the sweetness and tanginess of the mustard sauce by tweaking the quantities of honey and orange preserve to suit your taste preferences.
Serve this dish for a special dinner or as a quick and elegant weeknight meal. It's sure to impress with its delightful blend of sweet and savory flavors.