Bourbon Glazed Salmon

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Bourbon Glazed Salmon is a regular contender for Sunday night dinners. I typically serve it with corn on the cob in the summer and smashed fingerling potatoes in the winter. It also goes well with roasted broccoli. The ingredient list for this recipe is not long so it’s a simple dish to pull together quickly. You can either roast it in the oven for 9-10 minutes at 400 degrees (as described in the recipe below) or cook it on the stove with a nonstick sprayed pan (my preferred way as the glaze develops a nice crust):

Adapted from this recipe to provide cooking options and Points information: Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Bourbon Glazed Salmon

This is a wonderful, flavorful salmon recipe. You can marinate the fish overnight, or for 30 minutes beforehand. The end result is one of my most favorite salmon recipes!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 272kcal


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp fresh ginger root, minced
  • 1/2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp bourbon
  • 10 ounces salmon filets
  • 2 Tbsp scallions, chopped


  • Add brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger root, lime juice, and garlic to a ziploc bag. Add salmon to bag and allow to marinate for 30 minutes minimum up to overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place salmon filets on pan.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until fish is cooked to your liking.
  • Top with chopped scallions.


Points Information per Serving:
Freestyle Points: 3 Points
Beyond the Scale: 10 Points (using farmed salmon)

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