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Glazed Salmon Fillet Recipe

Glazed Salmon Fillet Recipe

"My husband caught a lot of salmon when we lived in Alaska, so I had to learn how to cook it," explains Jerilyn Colvin of Foxboro, Massachusetts. "Basted with a sweet glaze, this tasty fillet is a staple in our house. Our six children absolutely love it," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 to 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons dill weed
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 salmon fillet (about 2 pounds)
  • Lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Remove 1/2 cup to a saucepan; simmer until heated through. Set aside remaining mixture for basting.
  • 2. Sprinkle salmon with lemon-pepper. Moisten a paper towel in cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Place salmon on grill with skin side down.
  • 3. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Brush with the reserved brown sugar mixture. Grill 10-15 minutes longer, basting occasionally. Serve with the warmed sauce. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 441 calories, 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 41 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.