Roasted Salmon with Shallot Grapefruit Sauce


  • 2 Florida Grapefruit, segmented
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets, 140 to 170 g each
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. minced shallot
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated ginger
  • 2-½ tsp. Honey
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. thinly sliced basil leaves


Roasted Salmon with Shallot Grapefruit Sauce

In medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat.Add shallot and sauté until softened, about 2 minutes.Within the skillet, add ginger, Florida Grapefruit Juice, honey and cayenne pepper and bring to a simmer.Cook until sauce is reduced by about half (approximately 10 minutes).Add lemon juice and season with salt, to taste.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Place salmon in a baking dish and season with ¼ tsp. salt.Roast salmon in oven until cooked through, about 15 minutes.While salmon is cooking, prepare sauce.Segment 1 Florida Grapefruit and set segments aside. Juice 1 Florida Grapefruit and set juice aside.

Immediately prior to serving, add the Florida Grapefruit segments and basil leaves into the sauce.Place cooked salmon onto a serving dish and spoon sauce over salmon before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size4
Amount per serving
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat8.7g 11%
  • Cholesterol65.3mg 22%
  • Total Carbohydrate15g 5%
    • Dietary Fibre1.5g 5%
  • Vitamin C55.1mg 61%
  • Calcium31.3mg 2%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet.2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.