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Roasted Honey Pomegranate Salmon

The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of Julia of A Cedar Spoon.

Honey Pomegranate Salmon is the perfect festive and healthy addition to your winter time table.

This Mediterranean-inspired fish dinner features a sweet honey pomegranate sauce with fresh rosemary and thyme and is finished with pomegranate arils and slices of citrus.

Honey Pomegranate Salmon

Packed full of Omega-3’s and Vitamin C, this dish is great for far more than flavor!

Honey Pomegranate Salmon
Roasted Honey Pomegranate Salmon
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  • 1–2 lb. salmon fillet
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 large shallots or 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 lemon, 1/2 juiced and 1/2 sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme (or 2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 or 2 oranges, sliced for garnish
  • Fresh sprigs of rosemary, thyme and parsley, for garnish
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 450˚F.
  2. Combine the pomegranate juice, orange juice, honey, lemon juice, thyme, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Place the salmon fillets skin-side-down in a large baking dish. Pour the pomegranate marinade around the salmon fillets.
  4. Sprinkle the garlic and shallots (or onion) around the salmon.
  5. Add a few sprigs of fresh rosemary and thyme if you like (not necessary, but adds a bit more flavor).
  6. Bake the salmon for about 12-14 minutes, or until it is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 145˚F.
  7. Remove the salmon from the oven and top with pomegranate arils, fresh thyme and rosemary.
  8. Serve warm with lemon and orange slices.

Honey Pomegranate Salmon

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Julia Joliff
By Julia Jolliff
Julia is all about creating quick and easy weeknight meal ideas, kid-friendly recipes and a few sweet treats. Her roots are from the Mediterranean and many of my recipes incorporate those flavors!

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