Roasted Salmon with Spaghetti-Squash Salad Recipe

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June Chavez Modified: March 23, 2022
Roasted Salmon with Spaghetti-Squash Salad Recipe

How To Make Roasted Salmon with Spaghetti-Squash Salad

Perfectly roasted salmon is served alongside an equally bright salad with cucumbers, spaghetti squash, orange and lime for a delicious & vibrant meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • lbsspaghetti squash
  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 2tbspfresh lime juice
  • 2tbspfresh orange juice
  • 2smallgarlic cloves
  • 1smallred chile
  • ½tsporange zest,finely grated
  • ¼tsplime zest,finely grated
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • lbssalmon fillet,(skinless center cut)
  • 2largekirby cucumbers
  • 2tbspmint,shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F

  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the squash for about 12 minutes until al dente.

  3. Meanwhile, combine the 2 tablespoons of oil with the lime and orange juices, garlic, chile and orange and lime zests.

  4. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Carefully transfer the squash halves to a large bowl and let cool.

  6. Using a fork and starting at 1 end of each piece of squash, scrape up and separate the strands.

  7. Pat dry with paper towels.

  8. Spread the salmon slices on a rimmed baking sheet.

  9. Brush lightly with oil and season with salt and pepper.

  10. Roast the salmon for about 3 minutes, or until barely cooked through.

  11. In a medium bowl, toss the cucumbers, mint and dressing with the squash strands.

  12. Mound the salad on plates, top with the salmon and serve.


  • Calories: 578.98kcal
  • Fat: 32.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.22g
  • Fiber: 7.71g
  • Sugar: 14.73g
  • Protein: 38.90g
  • Cholesterol: 93.55mg
  • Sodium: 1755.71mg
  • Calcium: 153.05mg
  • Potassium: 1367.64mg
  • Iron: 2.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 42.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.72mg
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