Bourbon-Glazed Salmon Recipe

Do you have a hard time eating fish?  Especially salmon?  Try this recipe from Cooking Light to inspire your pallet.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Preparation

Combine first 7 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add fish to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 1 1/2 hours, turning occasionally.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish and marinade to pan; cook fish 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Place 1 fillet on each of 4 plates; drizzle each serving with about 2 teaspoons sauce. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon green onions and 3/4 teaspoon sesame seeds.

 

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 353
Calories from fat: 36%
Fat per serving: 14.1g
Saturated fat per serving: 3.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 3.6g
Protein per serving: 37.4g
Carbohydrates per serving: 13g
Fiber per serving: 0.3g
Cholesterol per serving: 87mg
Iron per serving: 4.3mg
Sodium per serving: 281mg
Calcium per serving: 41mg