Chipotle-Orange-Glazed Salmon Recipe

Canned chipotle chiles come packed in their own flavorful adobo sauce, which adds a smoky kick to the orange-glazed salmon.

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Level: Moderate
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 c. quinoa
  • 1 orange
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce
  • 2 tsp. adobo sauce (from chipotle chiles)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 bunch radishes
  • ½ c. fresh corn kernels
  • ½ c. fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 green onions
  • salt
  • 4 piece skinless salmon fillet

Directions

  1. Arrange oven rack 4 to 6 inches from broiler heat source. Preheat broiler on high. Line jelly-roll pan with foil. In 2-quart saucepan, prepare quinoa as label directs. Transfer to bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, from orange, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1/2 cup juice. In blender, puree chipotle, adobo sauce, garlic, cumin, and orange juice.
  3. To bowl with quinoa, stir in radishes, corn, cilantro, green onions, orange peel, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  4. Arrange salmon on prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt, then brush generously on all sides with chile mixture. Broil 5 to 7 minutes or until just opaque throughout. Serve salmon on quinoa pilaf.

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