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Brown Sugar-Glazed Salmon Recipe

Brown Sugar-Glazed Salmon Recipe

In Belleville, Michigan, Debra Martin pops protein-packed salmon fillets in the oven before whipping up a sweet basting sauce. Made in moments, the tangy entree is perfect for busy families and weekend guests alike.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 salmon fillet (1 pound)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar


  • 1. Cut salmon widthwise into four pieces. Place in a foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, soy sauce, mustard and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Brush evenly over salmon. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 256 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 496 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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