Citrus-Seared Salmon with a Tangy Orange Crust Recipe

Citrus-Seared Salmon with a Tangy Orange Crust Recipe


Savour the refreshing taste of Citrus-Seared Salmon, enhanced with a tangy orange crust that brings a delightful twist to the rich flavours of salmon. This dish combines the warmth of spice and the brightness of citrus for an unforgettable culinary experience.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Fresh coriander for garnish
  • Orange slices for serving


  1. Marinate the Salmon
    1 Marinate the Salmon

    Rub the salmon fillets with orange zest, minced garlic, and a hint of smoked paprika. Allow to marinate for 15 minutes to let the flavours meld.

  2. Pan Sear the Salmon
    2 Pan Sear the Salmon

    In a skillet with olive oil over medium-high heat, sear the salmon starting with the skin side down for 4 minutes, then flip and cook for another 3 minutes until perfectly crispy.

  3. Serve
    3 Serve

    Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with a side of orange slices for added zest.

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