|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 62g||80%|
|Saturated Fat 17g||83%|
|Total Carbohydrate 12g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||2%|
|Total Sugars 11g|
|Vitamin C 13mg||66%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Pecans, brown sugar and bourbon (which is optional and can be replaced with water if desired) make this salmon deliciously sweet, savory, and nutty. Serve these flavorful salmon fillets with rice and fresh steamed vegetables or on a bed of salad for a super weekend meal.
3 tablespoons pecans, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
4 tablespoons butter
1 to 2 tablespoons bourbon or water
4 salmon fillets, about 6 to 8 ounces each
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Steps to Make It
Gather the ingredients.
Lightly toast the pecans in a dry skillet over medium-low heat. When the pecans are lightly browned and aromatic, add the brown sugar, butter, and bourbon or water; heat until simmering. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 425 F.
In an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat; heat the olive oil. Add salmon, skin side down, salt and pepper to taste, then sear for about 2 minutes. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast the fillets for 5 minutes. Spoon glaze over the fillets and continue roasting for about 3 to 5 minutes longer, or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
Turn the oven off and let salmon stand in the oven for 2 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!