Salmon with Cara Cara Salsa Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Cara Cara Oranges
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This is a delicious dish and easy to prepare. Salmon with Cara Cara Salsa is a show stopper, with the addition of oranges, lemon and Jalapeno pepper it gives the salmon a fresh zing that can't be beat!


  • 4 salmon filets (about 4-6 oz. each)
  • 2 Sunkist® Cara Cara oranges, zested and juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 Sunkist® Cara Cara orange, peeled, segmented and diced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp. jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 4 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Sunkist® lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • Preparation: Preheat oven to broil.

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Place salmon filets in shallow baking dish.
  • Combine orange zest and juice, garlic and olive oil in bowl. Reserve 1/4 cup marinade for broiling. Pour remaining mixture over salmon. Place in refrigerator and let marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine salsa ingredients: Cara Cara orange segments, cherry tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, lemon juice, cilantro, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Remove salmon from marinade. Place on lipped sheet pan. Pour reserved marinade over top. Broil for 10-12 minutes, until salmon easily flakes with a fork. Top with Cara Cara salsa and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Fresh Ideas with Leigh Ann