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Smoked Paprika Roasted Salmon

Smoked Paprika Roasted Salmon

Recipe from McCormick Gourmet Collection; published in Food & Wine: March 2012.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Marinate: 30 Minutes


  • 1/4 cup(s) orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoon(s) thyme leaves, divided
  • 2 pound(s) salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon(s) brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Saigon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Sicilian sea salt
  • 1 10-ounce bag(s) fresh spinach leaves


MIX juice, 2 tablespoons oil and 1 teaspoon of the thyme in a glass dish. Add salmon; turn to coat. Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

MIX sugar, remaining spices and orange peel. Remove salmon from marinade. Place in foil-lined baking pan. Discard any remaining marinade. Rub top of salmon evenly with spice mixture.

ROAST in preheated 400°F oven 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add spinach, cook 2 minutes or until wilted. Serve with salmon.

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