Balsamic-Glazed Salmon Recipe
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Balsamic-Glazed Salmon Recipe

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Rich in omega-3s, this tender salmon boasts a delicious blend of flavors with just a touch of balsamic vinegar. —Mary Lou Timpson, Colorado City, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 243 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, trace fiber), 23g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; coat foil with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, saute garlic in oil until tender. Stir in vinegar, mustard, wine, honey, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3-5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Set aside 2 tablespoons for basting.
  3. Place fillets on prepared pan. Brush with sauce and sprinkle with oregano. Bake, uncovered, 15-18 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork. Brush with reserved sauce before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Balsamic-Glazed Salmon in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p39

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2015

"This recipe was delicious and extremely easy. What a perfect weeknight meal when you're in a hurry!"

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2014

"wonderful taste to this glazed salmon!"

Reviewed Feb. 28, 2014


Reviewed Jun. 13, 2012

"Excellent recipe! I didn't think it would be that amazing but the previous reviews convinced me to try it. It melted in your mouth as you ate it! And the sauce really was awesome :)"

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