Wild Salmon in a Brown Sugar Orange Glaze served over Sweet Potato Mash

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Happy Halloween everyone! Who says this evening is all about the little ones? Halloween is fun for everyone even if you don’t go “Trick or Treating”. So I decided to make an orange, festive and  healthy meal for this holiday and added some sweet flavor to the food.

Ingredients: Serves 1

  • 4 oz wild salmon fillet
  • salt to season
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • juice of 1/4 orange
  • orange zest
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Fresh Tarragon for garnish

Wash and cube the sweet potato. Place in a pot of salted cold water and boil until fork tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and mash with the 1 tablespoon butter.

Zest some orange rind onto a plate for garnish.  Zest about 1 teaspoon into the olive oil. Season the salmon with salt. Melt the 1 teaspoon butter and add in 1 tablespoon orange juice and the light brown sugar. Mix well. In a non stick skillet heat the olive oil with orange zest. Place the salmon and cook for 3 minutes. Turn over and cook for 1 minute. Pour the brown sugar mixture over the salmon and cook for additional 2 minutes. Serve the salmon over the mashed sweet potato.

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