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Citrus Baked Salmon with Sautéed Spinach

citrus salmon and spinach
citrus salmon and spinach

Citrus Baked Salmon with Sautéed Spinach

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Spinach

  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (sliced)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Mandarin Orange Sauce

  • 1 cup mandarin oranges (drained)
  • 2 tbsp coco aminos (or soy sauce)

Instructions
 

Salmon

  • Preheat your oven to 400F
  • Season the salmon with paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt and pepper covering the whole surface area of the salmon
  • Place the salmon on a sheet pan. Drizzle it with half of the olive oil and place it in the oven for 12-15 minutes until it cooks through

Spinach

  • While the salmon is cooking, add oil to a saute pan on medium-high heat and saute the spinach until wilted. Season with garlic powder and salt and pepper
  • Once the spinach softens, add the cherry tomatoes
  • Remove from the pan and set aside in a serving dish

Mandarin Orange Sauce

  • Add more oil to the pan and add the mandarin oranges to the saute pan on medium heat and cook until the juices thicken (about 3 to 5 minutes). Season with garlic powder, paprika, and coco aminos. Add salt and pepper to preferred taste
  • When the salmon is finished cooking remove it from the oven and place on a serving dish. Serve with the sauteed spinach and top it off withT the mandarin orange sauce