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Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
This speedy recipe uses staple ingredients and provides 790 milligrams of potassium per serving--97 percent of it from the salmon.

Ingredients

  • 5 teaspoons fresh orange juice, divided
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon bourbon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 291
  • caloriesfromfat 41 %
  • fat 13.1 g
  • satfat 3.1 g
  • monofat 5.7 g
  • polyfat 3.2 g
  • protein 36.2 g
  • carbohydrate 4.1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 87 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 228 mg
  • calcium 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

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  2. Combine 1 teaspoon juice, syrup, bourbon, and pepper, stirring with a whisk. Place salmon on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Brush syrup mixture evenly over salmon, and sprinkle with salt.

  3. Broil salmon 5 minutes. Remove pan from oven; drizzle 1 teaspoon juice over each fillet. Broil 1 minute or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.