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Salmon with Pecan-Honey Sauce

 Salmon with Pecan-Honey Sauce
If you’re looking for an easy dish to serve to company, try this elegant entree. Flaky salmon fillets are draped with a sweet pecan glaze. Canadian reader Buffy Sias sent the recipe from her home in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup honey

Directions

  • Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook salmon
  • in oil and 6 tablespoons butter for 10-12 minutes or until fish
  • flakes easily with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, cook pecans and honey in remaining
  • butter over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes or until bubbly. Serve
  • with salmon. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 642 calories, 49 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 349 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.