Grilled Salmon With Orange Marinade

If you’re looking for an easy meat to marinade, salmon is a great go-to option. It quickly absorbs all the spices and seasonings of a sauce to create a flavor-filled dish.

This grilled salmon recipe embraces the sweetness of citrus and zings your palate with just the right amount of chili and cayenne.

Grilled Salmon With Orange Glaze

This easy grilled salmon with orange and chili powder has a delicious sweet-and-spicy flavor.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 21 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 278 kcal
Author Openfit


  • 1/2 cup 100% orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 2 tsp. ground chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
  • 4 (6 oz.) raw wild salmon fillets about 1-inch thick


  1. Combine orange juice, lemon juice, honey, chili powder, cumin, salt, and cayenne in a small bowl; whisk to blend.

  2. Place salmon in a shallow glass pan; top with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 20 to 60 minutes.

  3. Preheat grill or broiler to high.

  4. Grill or broil salmon for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, brushing occasionally with marinade, or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Recipe Notes

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