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Peach-Glazed Salmon

 Peach-Glazed Salmon
A local restaurant used fresh peaches to garnish a salmon dish, which gave me this idea for grilling the fish we catch. It’s a beautiful presentation and quick to prepare. —Valerie Homer, Juneau, Alaska
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup peach preserves
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 2 salmon fillets (1 pound each)
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled fresh peaches or frozen unsweetened sliced peaches, thawed

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and preserves. Cover and
  • microwave on high for 45-60 seconds. Stir in the lime juice, garlic
  • and mustard until blended. Cool. Set aside 1 cup for basting and
  • serving.
  • Place salmon fillets in a large resealable plastic bag; add remaining
  • peach mixture. Seal bag and turn to coat. Marinate for 20 minutes.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper
  • towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Place salmon
  • skin side down on grill rack.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Spoon half of
  • reserved peach mixture over salmon. Grill 10-15 minutes longer or
  • until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting frequently. Serve with
  • sliced peaches and remaining peach mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

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Peach-Glazed Salmon (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 4 ounce-weight equals 360 calories, 23 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.