Grilled Orange-and-Bourbon Salmon

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Grilled Orange-and-Bourbon SalmonRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia E. DeGaris
This easy grilled salmon recipe gets its sweet, mellow flavor from the marinade of bourbon, orange juice, brown sugar and soy sauce. 
4 servings


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1/4 cup bourbon
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped green onions
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
Cooking spray


Combine first 8 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag, and add salmon to bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 1/2 hours, turning bag occasionally.

Prepare grill or broiler.

Remove salmon from bag, reserving marinade. Place salmon on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Cook 6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, basting frequently with reserved marinade.

Created date

June 1999

Nutritional Information

Calories 365
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fat 14.1 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 6.8 g
Polyfat 3.1 g
Protein 36 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 575 mg
Calcium 34 mg