Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon

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  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavor syrup
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon whiskey or orange juice
  • 4 4 - 5 ounces skinless salmon fillets
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts
Preheat broiler. For syrup glaze, in a small saucepan combine maple syrup, orange juice, and whiskey. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat while preparing salmon.
Lightly sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Place on a lightly greased broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 5 minutes. Remove 2 tablespoons glaze and brush on all sides of salmon. Turn salmon and broil 5 minutes longer or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Stir pecans into remaining glaze; heat on high about 5 minutes or until glaze reaches the consistency of syrup. Serve salmon topped with pecan syrup.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 386, Fat, total (g) 20, chol. (mg) 62, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 21, Monounsaturated fat (g) 7, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 6, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 18, pro. (g) 24, vit. A (IU) 97.18, vit. C (mg) 14.76, Thiamin (mg) 0.3, Riboflavin (mg) 0.19, Niacin (mg) 9.87, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.76, Folate (µg) 36.29, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 3.72, sodium (mg) 215, Potassium (mg) 537, calcium (mg) 40.39, iron (mg) 0.9, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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