Salmon with Oranges and Herbs

Salmon with Oranges and Herbs
  • Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Nutritional Information: Calories 315 Fat 9g Sodium 600mg


  • 1 x side of skinless boned salmon
  • 2 x oranges
  • 250 ml good white wine
  • 50 g chopped peanuts
  • a mixture of chopped chives, parsley and dill to garnish
  • olive oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 x large roasting tin or dish


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven 200C , (fan assisted 180C) 400F, or Gas 6

  2. 2

    Brush the roasting dish with olive oil and place the salmon into the dish

  3. 3

    Pour over the wine

  4. 4

    Cut one of the oranges into quarters, squeeze some of the juice over the salmon and then place alongside the salmon

  5. 5


  6. 6

    Cover with foil and bake for 15- 20 minutes until the salmon flakes are easily parted with a fork

  7. 7

    Carefully remove the salmon from the roasting dish and place on a warm serving plate

  8. 8

    Mix the peanuts and chopped herbs

  9. 9

    Cover a long palate knife with the herb and nut mixture, and then coat each long edge of the salmon

  10. 10

    Cut the other orange into rings, cut each ring into the centre then twist and line the centre of the salmon adding little sprigs of dill


This recipe uses a whole side of salmon, ideal for a supper party or a family weekend lunch. The tang of the oranges and the crunchiness of the peanuts beautifully balance the richness of the salmon.