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Citrus-Tea Salmon

Submitted by: Erika Mesloh

Lemon, orange, Adagio Irish breakfast tea, and brown sugar encrust this salmon, giving it a flavorful zing.

Prep Time: Prep time: 15 min. Cook time: 20 min.
Serving Size: serves 4
  • 2 1-lb. king salmon fillets
  • 1 tbps. + 1 tsp. Irish breakfast tea
  • 2 tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. dried orange peel
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 350°F.
With a mortar and pestle, coarsely crush the Irish breakfast tea.
In a small bowl mix together the crushed tea, orange peel, ginger, sugar, salt and pepper.
In a separate bowl, mix egg and lemon juice together.
Dip each salmon fillet in the egg mixture and place on baking pan.
Sprinkle the citrus-tea rub on each and spread evenly to coat.
Cook in oven for 20 min. until fish flakes easily with a fork.

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