Winter Citrus Butter Salmon

We have yet another delicious wholesome recipe for you to try which is Winter Citrus Butter Salmon. This is a very healthy and nutritious recipe. Most importantly, it is very easy to make. Moreover, you can make this recipe within a very limited time.

Last week we added the Overnight 7 Layer Salad in the wholesome section of our website. You can have a look at this recipe as well. We hope that you will love this recipe as well. Let’s have a look at the ingredients required to make winter citrus butter salmon.


  • 1-2 pounds salmon filet
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 ½ tbsp of brown sugar
  • 1 tsp of freshly grated lemon zest
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • ¼ tsp of pepper
  • 1 ½ tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 thinly sliced blood orange

For Herb Butter:

  • 3 tbsp or 9 tsp of melted , unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp of chopped fresh herbs basil i.e. oregano, sage and thyme etc.
  • A pinch of salt

For Winter Citrus Salsa:

  • 1 chopped and segmented blood orange
  • 1 segmented and chopped cara cara orange
  • 1 small shallot, diced
  • ½ seeded and diced jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tbsp or 6 tsp of fresh chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • A pinch of salt and pepper

Butter Salmon Directions:

  • Preheat the broiler in your oven to high and set the oven rack about 6 inches below it.
  • Place the salmon on a baking sheet. In a bowl, stir together the brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic and lemon zest. Add the olive oil to make a wet rub. Rub the mixture all over the salmon. Place the blood orange slices on top.
  • Broil the salmon for 6 to 8 minutes, or until just opaque and flakey with a fork. Drizzle with the herb butter and serve with the winter citrus salsa. I also like to eat this on a salad with feta or with a brown rice + quinoa blend!

Herb Butter:

  • Stir together the melted butter, fresh herbs and salt.

Winter Citrus Salsa:

  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until combined. This will last for about a day in a sealed container in the fridge.

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