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Bourbon-Glazed Salmon

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
This top-rated salmon recipe gets its flavor from the tangy brown sugar-bourbon marinade and the sprinkle of sesame seeds.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 8 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 307
  • caloriesfromfat 34 %
  • fat 11.6 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 3.9 g
  • polyfat 4.7 g
  • protein 34.4 g
  • carbohydrate 14.9 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 288 mg
  • calcium 53 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add salmon fillets. Seal bag, and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, turning bag once. Remove fillets from bag; discard marinade.

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  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Place fillets on broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 11 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle each fillet with 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds and 1 tablespoon onions.