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Sweet-Spicy Glazed Salmon

Sweet-Spicy Glazed Salmon
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

Sweet, spicy, salty, sour—just four ingredients hit all the flavor notes in the sauce for this top-rated salmon dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Chinese-style hot mustard
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 252
  • caloriesfromfat 37 %
  • fat 10.3 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 4.4 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 27.7 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 65 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 470 mg
  • calcium 33 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

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  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat.

  3. Place fish on a foil-lined jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Remove from oven.

  4. Preheat broiler.

  5. Brush sugar mixture evenly over salmon; broil 3 inches from heat 3 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Cook's Notes

Chinese-style hot mustard has a sharp bite similar to that of wasabi. If you don't have it on hand, use Dijon mustard or 1 teaspoon of a dry mustard such as Coleman's.