I really love to roast salmon to take in my lunch, but putting lemon pepper on it gets a little old sometimes. So, I try to experiment with new seasoning combinations. This week I had a lot of mandarin oranges and had just bought jalapeno pepper spice…and my recipe was born!
- 4-5 mandarin oranges (depending on their size/the size of your salmon filet)
- jalapeno spice or fresh jalapeno ground into a paste (to your heat tolerance… I like it spicy!)
- garlic powder or minced garlic
- salt & pepper to taste
- parsley to top
Juice 2-3 of the oranges into a small bowl, add jalapeno, garlic, salt and pepper until the taste is to your liking and then rub into fish on both sides. Top with sliced mandarin oranges and sprinkle parsley on top (just for looks!).
Roast in a 450 degree oven for about 12-15 minutes or until cooked through.
Enjoy over mixed greens as a salad or with some freshly steamed veggies as an entree. 🙂