Combine first 3 ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Place salmon on rack of a broiler pan lined with foil; sprinkle fish evenly with salt. Spread half of marmalade mixture over fish. Bake at 400° for 18 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove from oven. Spread remaining marmalade mixture evenly over fish.
Instead of putting the glaze on the salmon, I decided to reduce the glaze so the garlic wouldn't be raw. Upon reducing it, it lacked some flavor, so I added 2 tb of water, 1 ts of fresh ginger and one scallion. It just elevated the glaze. I then put the glaze on the salmon and then put it in broiler until it got a nice crust on top. I finished it in the oven. When it came out, I brushed the remaining glaze on top. With the simple additions, it's a 5 star recipe.
I stumbled on this last night when I realized I didn't have a key ingredient for the salmon recipe I usually make. This was light-tasting and delicious - way better than you'd guess from the simplicity of the recipe. Quick and easy enough for a weeknight meal but I wouldn't hesitate to serve it to company either. I will definitely make it again.
I love this recipe and have made it many times, although I put the glaze on the salmon before roasting and skip the broiler. Seems to keep the fish very moist. If I'm home alone, I just use a 4-ounce piece and bake for only 10 minutes, and even with the larger portion, I only bake about 14 minutes. Had this tonight with sweet potato fries (baked right next to the salmon, and cherry tomatoes sauted with shallots.
Sign Up for our Newsletter
Join our newsletter for free recipes, healthy living inspiration, and special offers.