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Roasted Wild Salmon with Citrus, Chiles & Herbs

April 3rd, 2018

photography by Kristen Kilpatrick

If I had to choose my go-to meal for serving a big crowd when I’m short on time, there’s no question it would be a whole roasted side of salmon. It’s a trick that I picked up in my first job as an event planner for a catering company — we served a side of salmon at almost every single party, and changed up the marinade and garnishes based on the rest of the dishes. Mexican flavors on the menu? Chile-glazed side of salmon with salsa verde. Traditional steakhouse vibe? Serve it up with red onions, herbs, and horseradish cream. It always looked impressive and was always a massive hit.


Roasted Wild Salmon with Citrus, Chiles & Herbs

Recipe for Roasted Wild Salmon with Citrus, Chiles & Herbs

Serves 4-6


  • 1 2-lb. skinless salmon fillet, bones removed
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 blood oranges, divided
  • 2 meyer lemons (or regular lemons), divided
  • 1 fresno chile, thinly sliced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh dill


  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Place the salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, then top with zest and juice from 1 orange and 1 lemon. Scatter the chile slices over the salmon and season with salt and pepper. Roast until salmon is just cooked through, about 22 minutes.
  2. Carefully transfer the salmon to a serving platter, pouring any remaining oil from the roasting pan over the top of the salmon. Thinly slice the remaining orange and lemon, and scatter over and around the salmon, then garnish with dill sprigs. Serve!

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  1. This salmon looks amazing! This whole spread is getting me so excited for outdoor dining, plus you can never go wrong with la crema!

  2. chandl3r says:

    I’d love if you said which ingredients are for garnish. I paid $3 for fresh dill to realize its just for garnish -___-

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