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Citrus glazed salmon on white plates, garnished with sliced citrus.
Citrus Glazed Salmon
Prep Time
50 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

Tender, flakey salmon with a sweet and bright citrus glaze.  Using seasonal lemon, orange, and grapefruit - this citrus glazed salmon is delicious year round.  Cook this meal up in minutes for a gourmet meal without breaking a sweat.

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: citrus glazed salmon, grilled salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 393 kcal
Author: Kadee
  • 1 lb salmon fillets about 4
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter sliced into 5-6 tabs
  1. Zest the entire lemon, entire orange, and entire grapefruit. Combine zest and brown sugar in a bowl and stir to combine.

  2. Place fillet on a large sheet of foil that has been sprayed with non stick spray.
  3. Season filets with salt and pepper

  4. Rub the mixture on top of the filets.  Distribute evenly between each filet.

  5. Place the butter tabs evenly on top of the filets.

  6. Slice the lemon, orange, and grapefruit into 1/4 inch slices. Cover the surface of the filet with the slices.

  7. Seal the foil pack and marinate at room temperature for 45 minutes.
  8. Preheat grill to hot. Before cooking salmon, reduce heat to warm except for one burner.
  9. Place salmon opposite the hot burner and cook for 10-15 minutes until opaque and flakes easily.
Nutrition Facts
Citrus Glazed Salmon
Amount Per Serving (1 filet)
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 694mg30%
Potassium 707mg20%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 43g48%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Vitamin C 31.8mg39%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.