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Balsamic-Glazed Salmon Recipe

Balsamic-Glazed Salmon Recipe

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, AZ
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 243 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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