1. Cuban Roasted Salmon with HoneyBell Slaw

Cuban Roasted Salmon with HoneyBell Slaw

Lauren Grier | Dinner, Citrus, Lunch |American

This simple Cuban-spiced salmon with citrus slaw makes the perfect weeknight dinner. Created with Cushman's HoneyBells, it add a fresh brightness to this quick salmon recipe.

A healthy and satisfying meal doesn't need to be overly complicated. This Cuban Roasted Salmon with Orange Citrus Slaw is a must-have for a quick and flavorful meal in 15 minutes or less. Yes, you read that correctly, 15 minutes! Sprinkle the salmon with some Cuban seasoning, bake, and that's it. The slaw is made with our delicious Cushman's HoneyBells, which are a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit. Slightly sweeter in taste, these HoneyBells are a perfect counterpart to jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and cabbage. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, place a spoonful on top of the salmon, and let your 15 minute vacation begin. Enjoy!

Cuban Roasted Salmon with HoneyBell Slaw

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes


  • Four 6 oz center-cut salmon filets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Cuban seasoning
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded Napa cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 Harry & David Cushman's HoneyBells
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Place the salmon filets on the baking dish.
  3. Pour the olive oil over the top of each salmon filet followed by Cuban seasoning, salt, and pepper. Place the baking sheet into the oven and cook the salmon for about 12 to 14 minutes.
  4. While the salmon cooks, prepare the slaw.
  5. Peel and remove the white part from the Cushman's HoneyBell. Using a paring knife cut between the membranes to release the segments from the HoneyBell.
  6. Give a squeeze to the membranes over a large bowl and then place them on a cutting board and cut into bite size pieces.
  7. Place the pieces into another bowl followed by the jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, Napa cabbage, red cabbage, salt, and pepper. Stir to make sure everything is well combined.
  8. Next, remove the salmon from the oven. Place a filet on a plate and top the salmon with a spoonful of the HoneyBell citrus slaw. Repeat until all filets have been plated. Serve and enjoy!
Makes: 4 filets
Serves: 4 servings