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Grilled Orange-and-Bourbon Salmon

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

    Grilled Fish
  2. Prepare grill or broiler.

  3. 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.