Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon

This speedy recipe uses staple ingredients and provides 790 milligrams of potassium per serving--97 percent of it from the salmon.


4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

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Nutritional 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


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


Preheat broiler.

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.

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.