Lemon Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Lemon Balsamic Glazed Salmon

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Living in Kansas, salmon isn’t high on my list of grocery foods. My husband tends to prefer beef, pork, or chicken dishes. But I’m trying to include more fish and seafood in our weekly diet. This Lemon Balsamic Glazed Salmon recipe is a quick and easy way to include more Omega-3 to your family’s diet.

 

Ingredients for Lemon Balsamic Glazed Salmon

  • frozen salmon fillets, thawed
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • lemon pepper
  • kosher salt

Balsamic Sauce

  • orange juice
  • brown sugar
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • balsamic vinegar
  • lemon zest
  • cornstarch
  • minced garlic

 

Instructions for Making This Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Gather your ingredients so that you have everything close at hand on the counter or table.

 

Prepare the Ingredients

Citrus Juicer - Lemon Juicer

Using a fine-edge grater, zest a lemon. With a citrus juicer, squeeze the juice from one lemon. Mince the garlic.

Place the thawed salmon on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Drizzle each  fillet with olive oil. Sprinkle with lemon pepper and kosher salt.

Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily when tested with fork.

 

Prepare the Balsamic Sauce

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the orange juice, brown sugar, freshly squeezed lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, cornstarch, and minced garlic. Whisk together until cornstarch has dissolved.

Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until mixture thickens. To serve, pour sauce over salmon. Serves 4.

Serve with Herbed Brown Rice and Glazed Sweet Potatoes. 

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Lemon Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Lemon Balsamic Glazed Salmon

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Dishes, Fish and Seafood, Lemon Zest, Salmon
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4

Equipment

Baking Sheet
Aluminum Foil
Lemon Juicer
Grater/Zester

Ingredients

Balsamic Sauce

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Gather your ingredients.

Prepare the Ingredients

  • Zest the lemon. Using a citrus juicer, squeeze the juice from one lemon. Mince the garlic.
  • Place thawed salmon on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Drizzle each fillet with extra virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with lemon pepper and kosher salt.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily when tested with fork.

Prepare the Balsamic Sauce

  • Meanwhile, in small saucepan, combine orange juice, brown sugar, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, cornstarch and garlic. Whisk together until cornstarch has dissolved.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until mixture thickens.
  • To serve, pour warm sauce over salmon. Serves 4.

Notes

Wine Suggestion: Cambria Julia's Vineyard Pinot Noir

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 650mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 111IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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