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Brown Sugar-Glazed Salmon

Pop these protein-packed salmon fillets in the oven before whipping up a sweet basting sauce. This tangy entree cooks up in minutes making it a perfect meal for busy families and unexpected weekend guests. —Debra Martin, Belleville, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 salmon fillet (1 pound)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Cut salmon into 4 portions; place in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast 10 minutes. Remove from oven; preheat broiler.
  • In a small saucepan, mix remaining ingredients; bring just to a boil. Brush over salmon. Broil 6 in. from heat until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 1-2 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked fish: 225 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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  • Angie
    Jul 1, 2020

    This was so, so good. I did substitute the soy sauce with Worcestershire sauce.

  • Just
    May 21, 2020

    Made this tonight and it was absolutely DELISH! Followed the recipe exactly and was so YUMMY! I will def. be adding this to my salmon rotation

  • Mistie
    May 20, 2020

    Very easy and super delicious!

  • Kim
    May 10, 2020

    Absolutely awesome! Easy, fast, simple and incredibly delicious. Made exactly to recipe specs.

  • kids chauffer
    Oct 10, 2019

    Delicious! Easy and quick! Will definately be adding this to the rotation!

  • homemadewithlove
    Sep 17, 2019

    A favorite way to fix salmon! Also omitted rice vinegar.

  • Moneka
    Sep 9, 2019

    Ok people - this recipe is awesome - everyone I have made it for wants the recipe..a winner!!

  • carabubble
    May 23, 2019

    Our family really liked this! Our goal is to add more fish into our weekly menu. This was easy and tasted great. I didn't have rice vinegar so just went without it and didn't substitute anything in. If we were having company, this is definitely one of the fish recipes I would use.

  • Chineta
    May 2, 2019

    Perfectly delicious! I will use this recipe over and over again

  • KarenKeefe
    Jan 4, 2019

    This is the best salmon recipe I have ever tried!