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Orange Glazed Salmon with Giant Asparagus & Couscous

  • Seafood
  • Low Calorie
  • Contains Dairy

Fresh orange and a little honey infuse an aromatic and faintly sweet flavor into this speedy seafood dish. Not only is this simple dish a treat to pull together but the ingredients in this easy recipe are powerhouses of nutrition too!

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  • 0.0 min

    Preheat the oven to 180C.

  • 0.5 min

    Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Add the vegetable stock and stir until dissolved.

  • 1.0 min

    Zest the orange.

  • 2.0 min

    Slice a few thin rings from the orange (1-2 per person).

  • 2.5 min

    Juice the remaining orange.

  • 3.0 min

    Combine the orange zest, orange juice, honey and rice vinegar in a bowl.

  • 4.0 min

    Add the salmon fillet to the marinade and coat.

  • 5.0 min

    Remove the salmon from the marinade and place in aluminium foil.

  • 5.5 min

    Place the slices of orange atop the salmon and wrap in the foil.

  • 6.0 min

    Place the salmon on a tray in the oven to bake.

  • 7.0 min

    In a saucepan add the remaining marinade and simmer over medium heat until slightly reduced to a syrupy mixture.

  • 10.0 min

    In a frying pan, heat the butter over medium-high heat.

  • 10.5 min

    Add the aspargus and cook until blistered on the outside.

  • 11.0 min

    In a bowl, add the couscous and hot vegetable stock. Cover and set aside.

  • 14.0 min

    Season the asparagus with salt and pepper.

  • 14.5 min

    Fluff the couscous with a fork.

  • 16.0 min

    Distribute the asparagus among serving plates.

  • 17.0 min

    Top with couscous.

  • 18.5 min

    Remove the salmon from the oven, discard the orange slices and then place the salmon atop the bed of couscous.

  • 20.0 min

    Spoon the orange-honey glaze over the salmon and serve.

  • Ingredients

    Vegetable Stock

    combine each stock cube with 450-500ml of boiling water. Stir until dissolved. 80ml per person




    Rice Vinegar



    juiced 1/2 orange juiced per person

    Salmon (skinless)

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