Grilled Orange-and-Bourbon Salmon

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. 

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 365
  • Calories from fat: 35%
  • Fat: 14.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 111mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 575mg
  • Calcium: 34mg

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

Preparation

  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.
  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.
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