Brown sugar, coffee and coriander are the base for the delicious rub in this healthy baked salmon recipe. Serve with brown rice pilaf or a farro salad.

Julia Clancy
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2017


Recipe Summary

40 mins
40 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Position a rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450 degrees F.

  • Combine brown sugar, coffee, coriander, paprika, 3/4 teaspoon salt and cayenne in a small bowl. Place salmon on a baking sheet and rub with the spice mixture.

  • Roast on the lower rack until just cooked through and still opaque in the middle, 6 to 8 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine shallot, vinegar and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Let stand for 5 minutes. Zest the oranges. Cut off and discard the peel and white pith; coarsely chop the fruit. Add the zest, chopped oranges, parsley and oil to the shallot and stir to combine. Serve the salsa with the salmon.

Nutrition Facts

228 calories; protein 23.4g; carbohydrates 12.2g; dietary fiber 1.8g; sugars 8.8g; fat 9.2g; saturated fat 1.7g; cholesterol 53mg; vitamin a iu 635.1IU; vitamin c 31mg; folate 32.1mcg; calcium 76mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 41.8mg; potassium 551.3mg; sodium 379.9mg; added sugar 4g.

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Rating: 5 stars
Will definitely make again. Use decent coffee. I ground up my own coffee beans and substituted brown sugar for coconut sugar. Instead of parsley and shallot I used baby spinach and red onion for the salad. I also added toasted chopped Brazil nuts and danish feta. Yum! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
So delicious and SO easy. Would be nice with a simple rocket salad and some roast potatoes. Read More