Salmon with Brown Sugar and Bourbon Glaze

Salmon with Brown Sugar and Bourbon Glaze


"This is a simple and delicious way to serve salmon. It is very pretty and good served with brown rice and fresh asparagus."


20 m servings 561 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 561 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 29.7 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 33.6 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 130 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 189 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar. Place salmon fillets on top of brown sugar mixture. Cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. Turn salmon, and pour bourbon around the fillets. Continue cooking for 5 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Spoon glaze over the salmon, and serve.


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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 374 Ratings


This is a recipe I also use and get rave reviews over. However....I adapted it 3 yrs ago from TX Land and Cattle restaurant's version, only they use brown sugar and Shiner Bock dark beer! With...

Absolutely wonderful. I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfect. I'm not sure why the previous reviewers experienced burned food, I had no problems. Just in case though, be sure no...

The only change I made to the recipe was to soak my salmon in milk first to help counteract that fishy flavor. I was hoping that the bourbon would make "saucier" caramel but it all evaporated of...

Great recipe! I experimented by substituting soy sauce for the bourbon and I loved it. A keeper!

Delicious! I took the advice of another user and added 1/4 cup soy sauce and a crushed garlic clove, added with the bourbon. I let the sauce simmer to a glaze after I removed the fish. The gla...

WOW!!!! Only the words of my fiance could do this recipe justice. "This is like gor-met or something!" Very simple to make. I served it with white rice, corn on the cob, and cherry tomatoes ...

Absolutely delicious! My husband raved about it! Definitely fit for guests and it tastes like you spent hours on it, but it only takes minutes. I will be making this on a regular basis. This...

I used Schwans frozen salmon pieces, which when cooked produced a little more liquid than the original recipe called for. To compensate, I left the salmon in the pan, turned the heat off, and c...

I thought this was very good, but it was VERY sweet - I love sweet sauces with meat, but it was a bit too sweet for my husband and daughter. If you like the bourbon taste, also try the orange a...