Spring Thyme Salmon

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Discover the flavor and versatility of thyme this season by test-driving our simple weekend recipe. 


Spring Thyme Salmon is enhanced with a delicate marinade that’s quick and easy to make. The salmon fillet makes a beautiful, perfectly pink presentation when served whole, flecked with aromatic thyme. 

Prep time is 10 minutes, marinating time is 20 minutes, and cooking time is 10 minutes. 

All of the ingredients should be available at your local natural and organic food store. 

Spring Thyme Salmon

Makes 4 servings 

1/3 cup tangerine or orange juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound salmon fillet 

Mix tangerine juice, oil, thyme, mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper in small bowl. Place salmon in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add marinade; turn to coat well. 

Refrigerate 20 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove salmon from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.

Broil 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. 

Recipe and photo courtesy of McCormick

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