Salmon with Orange Basil Butter

from Land O'Lakes


  • 6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil leaves*
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon garlic pepper
  • 3 12-ounce fresh salmon fillets, each cut crosswise into 2 pieces
  • 6 tablespoons sliced almonds toasted, if desired
  • Basil leaves if desired


  1. Preheat broiler and move oven rack to the top.
  2. Use a fork to mash together the Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil, orange juice, chopped basil leaves and orange zest in small bowl; reserve 3 tablespoons butter mixture. Brush remaining butter mixture onto fish; sprinkle with garlic pepper.
  3. Broil the salmon for about 10 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. To serve, top the hot fish with some of the reserve butter mixture. Sprinkle with almonds and basil leaves, if desired.