Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon- Under $3


1/3 cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavor syrup
1/3 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons bourbon whiskey or orange juice
4 4 ounces skinless salmon fillets
Ground black pepper
1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts

  1. Preheat broiler. For syrup glaze, in a small saucepan combine maple syrup, orange juice, and whiskey. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat while preparing salmon.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 Facts (Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon)

    Per serving: 

  • 386 kcal cal., 
  • 20 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat, 
  • 6 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat), 
  • 62 mg chol., 
  • 215 mg sodium, 
  • 21 g carb., 
  • 1 g fiber, 
  • 18 g sugar, 
  • 24 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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