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Citrus Glazed Salmon

Fresh salmon is baked in a sweet and tangy glaze of orange marmalade, Dijon mustard, white wine and seasonings and then is topped off with crunchy slivered almonds right after it comes out of the oven. Need we say more?
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 lbs. fresh or frozen salmon fillets with skin removed
  • Kosher salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. dry white wine
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. five spice powder
  • 3 tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted


  1. Thaw fish if frozen. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels. Season fish with salt and pepper. Place in a shallow baking pan; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together marmalade, green onion, garlic, wine, mustard, cayenne pepper, and five spice powder. Spoon mixture over salmon.
  3. Bake uncovered for 4-6 minutes per 1/2 inch thickness or until salmon flakes with a fork. Transfer fish and glaze to a serving dish and sprinkle with almonds.