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Caramel Glazed Salmon Recipe

Caramel Glazed Salmon Recipe

Your kids don't like fish? Try a touch of sugar. This Caramel Glazed Salmon recipe has a brilliant combination of brown sugar and Dijon mustard. —Athena Russell, Florence, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle salmon with salt and cayenne; set aside.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mustard, butter and dill. Place salmon skin side down on a greased broiler pan. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes. Brush half of the glaze mixture over fillets. Broil 7-10 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork, brushing occasionally with remaining glaze. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 351 calories, 19 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 587 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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