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roasted salmon on a sheet pan with sliced oranges and blood oranges

Roasted Orange Ginger Salmon

This simple salmon recipe comes together in under 20 minutes and can be served alongside a salad or with rice and seasonal roasted vegetables.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minute meal, cilantro, copper river, easy recipe, fish, ginger, orange, red pepper, salmon, seafood, simple
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 73kcal


  • 2 medium cara cara oranges, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium blood orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 (2-pound) Sockeye salmon fillet,
  • Kosher salt, as needed
  • Freshly ground black pepper, as needed
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ½ cup packed cilantro


  • Heat oven to 425ºF (220ºC).
  • Arrange the sliced oranges on a baking sheet. Lay the salmon down over the top season with salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl stir together the ginger, orange zest, vegetable oil and red pepper.
  • Spread the orange mixture over the salmon and roast until just cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Top with cilantro and serve.


Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 0.1mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 467IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.2mg