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Sweet & Spicy Citrus Salmon

A variety of citrus, stone ground mustard, brown sugar and a pinch of cayenne create a sweet and spicy glaze for sockeye salmon.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: Easter Salmon
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb salmon fillet
  • 3-4 variety of citrus orange, lime, lemon
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne or chipotle powder


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Combine brown sugar, mustard, cayenne and the juice of 1/2 of an orange in a small bowl and brush over salmon fillet (save a little to drizzle on when it comes out of the oven)
  • Slice citrus and lay over salmon. You may have some leftover. Save these for another use.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees, then turn to broil for remaining 5 minutes.