Grilled Balsamic and Grapefruit Glazed Salmon Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Grapefruit
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Grilling was never easier, better tasting or more nutritious than with this grapefruit seasoned main dish. Grilled Balsamic and Grapefruit Glazed Salmon is delicious and easy to make.


  • 1 cup freshly squeezed Sunkist® grapefruit juice
  • 2 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 salmon filets, 6 oz. each
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 8 Sunkist® grapefruit slices, 1/2 " thick, 1 1/2 oz. each

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Combine Sunkist grapefruit juice, balsamic vinegar and brown sugar in medium saucepan. Boil until reduced by half, approximately 15 minutes. Hold warm.
  • Season each side of salmon filet with 1/16 tsp. salt and 1/16 tsp. pepper. Grill salmon, presentation side down, until just done in center, about 5 minutes per side, depending on thickness of filet.
  • Brush salmon with 1 tablespoon Sunkist grapefruit glaze during grilling and just before removing from grill.
  • Place 2 Sunkist grapefruit slices on serving plate and top with cooked salmon filet. Drizzle 1 tablespoon glaze on top of salmon.
  • .5 Cup of Fruit per Serving
  • Color Group(s): Yellow/Orange*, Red*
  • (*depending on grapefruit used)
  • Recipe is courtesy of Sunkist. Recipe was reviewed by Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) for Sunkist.
  • All PBH endorsed recipes meet the nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

calories: 280, total fat: 6.0g, saturated fat: 1.0g, % calories from fat: 19%, % calories from saturated fat: 3%, protein: 35g, carbohydrates: 21g, cholesterol: 88mg, dietary fiber: 1g, sodium: 410mg