Bourbon-Marinated Salmon

This 5-ingredient broiled salmon recipe boasts rich flavor from a marinade of bourbon, spicy mustard, brown sugar, and ground chipotle pepper.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Other: 10 Minutes


1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup bourbon
1/4 cup spicy brown mustard
1 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper
4 (6-oz.) salmon fillets
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a shallow dish. Add salmon, gently turning to coat, and let stand 10 minutes. Place salmon on a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined broiler pan, reserving marinade. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Pour marinade over salmon.

2. Broil 5 inches from heat 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used McCormick Gourmet Collection Chipotle Chile Pepper.