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Salmon with Pecan-Honey Sauce Recipe

Salmon with Pecan-Honey Sauce Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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 Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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