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Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Arctic Char with Orange-Caper Relish

An orange and caper relish gives arctic char a punch of fresh flavor in this 15-minute recipe.

Cooking Light MARCH 2011

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Total: 15 Minutes


  • 1 cup orange sections
  • 2 tablespoons slivered red onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon capers, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) arctic char fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray


1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a small bowl; toss gently to combine. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

2. Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Place 1 fillet on each of 4 plates; top each serving with about 1/4 cup relish.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 295
  • Fat: 18.5g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 26.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.7g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 78mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 366mg
  • Calcium: 77mg

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Arctic Char with Orange-Caper Relish Recipe