One Pan Orange Salmon with Sweet Potatoes + Broccoli

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One pan orange salmon with sweet potatoes and broccoli is an easy and nutritious weeknight meal that’s ready in just 20 minutes!

One Pan Orange Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

I feel like the second the calendar flipped to September, a switch flipped. It’s cold. It’s getting dark early. Fall feels imminent and I’m not ready.

Don’t get me wrong – I love fall – but the cooler weather and darker evenings make me so tired. I don’t remember ever swapping the grill for the oven this early in the season, and I’m a little nervous about what winter has in store for us this year.

Luckily this one-pan orange salmon is easy to throw together and can be made with minimal energy, even on the coldest, darkest nights.

One Pan Orange Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Salmon is one of my favorite types of fish, and I especially love how easy it is to roast. It only takes 10 minutes and it almost always comes out succulent and flavorful.

(I say almost always because you really need to buy good salmon. That fish in the photo there? I knew the second I opened the package that it wasn’t going to turn out well. The portions were oddly shaped, pale, and tough. I should have known there was a reason that it was on sale for half off!)

This one pan orange glazed salmon is one of my favorite ways to prepare it lately. The sweet and spicy flavors go great with sweet potatoes and broccoli, so you can cook everything together for a super easy weeknight meal.

One Pan Orange Glazed Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

I got the inspiration to use orange marmalade on salmon from another one of my favorite recipes, 5 ingredient lemon curd salmon. I love how the lemon curd melts into a delicious glaze while the salmon cooks.

For this Asian-inspired orange version, I swapped the lemon curd out for orange marmalade and added a splash of soy sauce for depth and some sriracha for a little kick.

I tossed some orange segments in with the sweet potatoes and broccoli while they cook. It subtly flavors them and also creates a steamier environment in the oven that give the potatoes a softer texture (think more baked potato, less oven fries).

If you’re not a fan of salmon, this glaze is also great on shrimp.

Follow the same instructions, but check them after 6 minutes because they’ll cook a little bit faster than the salmon does.

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  • One Pan Orange Glazed Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli
    One Pan Orange Glazed Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

    One Pan Orange Salmon with Swee

    3.95 from 173 votes
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    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 25 minutes
    Servings: 4
    Calories: 438kcal

    Ingredients

    • 2 sweet potatoes
    • 1 head broccoli
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 small naval orange
    • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
    • 1 teaspoon reduced sodium soy sauce
    • ½ teaspoon sriracha
    • 4 4- ounce salmon filets
    • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

    Instructions

    • Heat your oven to 400ºF.
    • Scrub the sweet potatoes and cut them lengthwise into quarters; slice into 1/2-inch pieces. Cut the broccoli into florets. Cut the orange into segments.
    • Arrange the vegetables on a large baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil; mix to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
    • Place the orange segments on top of the vegetables. Bake for 10 minutes.
    • In a small bowl, combine the marmalade, soy sauce, and sriracha. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and push the vegetables to the sides of the pan to make room for the salmon. Place the salmon on the pan and slather each filet with the marmalade glaze.
    • Return the pan to the oven and bake another 10 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked to your liking.
    • Sprinkle the salmon with sesame seeds. Squeeze the oranges over everything for extra flavor.
    Nutrition Facts
    One Pan Orange Salmon with Swee
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 438 Calories from Fat 198
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 22g34%
    Saturated Fat 4g25%
    Polyunsaturated Fat 17g
    Cholesterol 71mg24%
    Sodium 198mg9%
    Carbohydrates 32g11%
    Fiber 6g25%
    Sugar 16g18%
    Protein 29g58%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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    30 thoughts on “One Pan Orange Salmon with Sweet Potatoes + Broccoli”

    1. 4 stars
      All in all, recipe was super good. The sweet potatoes needed a little longer for me, so I would suggest checking them before putting the fish in, but I loved the glaze on the salmon.

      Reply
    2. Great recipe! Even the picky husband who only ever wants beef for dinner went back for seconds. Thanks for the hard work putting this together.
      This is the perfect recipe for when you have dinner guests. It’s so impressive and makes a great splash!
      I did cut the potatoes a bit smaller than 1 inch because I was worried about them getting done. But I think they would have been fine.

      Reply
    3. Haven’t tried this, but I do put salmon in oven for 20 minutes with a tad bit of butter on top and sliced lemons ! Turns out perfectly yummy. Very good also with a baked potato on the side and greens

      Reply
    4. Sweet potatoes cut into 1 inch chunks – not thoroughly cooked after 20 mins in 400 degree oven – still hard. Also 2 sweet potatoes + 1 head of broccoli + 4 salmon filets don’t fit on 1 baking sheet. Smells yummy!

      Reply
      • They will fit on pan if it’s big enough. An average baking pan will hold this amount just right.

    5. Fabulous recipe! While I am a huge fan of fish in my family, everyone loved it. I would suggest staggering the cooking times for each ingredient with the sweet potatoes going in the oven first.

      Reply
    6. There’s no mention of carbohydrate content of this sheet pan dinner. I assume the 469 calories is for the entire portions of the meal, per person?

      Reply
      • I just reran the nutrition info s everything is there now. Yes, the amounts are for 1 portion (1/4 of the recipe)

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