Bourbon Peach Glazed Salmon
Sweeten up date night with this luscious bourbon peach glazed salmon that will nourish your sweetie's heart and soul!
Servings 2 people
- 2 6-ounce salmon fillets, skin removed
- coarse salt and pepper to taste
Bourbon Peach Glaze
- ¼ cup peach jam, homemade preferred
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp bourbon
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- 1/8 tsp chipotle powder
Preheat the broiler to high. Season the salmon with salt and pepper on both sides. Add salmon to a pan sheet pan.
Whisk the peach jam, honey, bourbon, garlic and chipotle powders until smooth. Brush the glaze upon the fish covering the top and sides.
Broil the salmon at least 6 inches from the heat element to an internal temperature of 145°F - about 10 minutes depending on the thickness of your fillets. Keep an eye out to make sure the salmon glaze doesn't burn.
Serve this peach glazed salmon with sauteed whole green beans for an elegant touch or try roasted broccoli or asparagus.
Optional: While the salmon is cooking, considering adding any extra peaches to a saucepan and cooking them down over medium heat with a little honey, bourbon, and a pinch of salt. Spoon the cooked peaches over the finished salmon or serve alongside the vegetables.
What can I substitute for bourbon?
If you are looking for a non-alcoholic subsitution for bourbon, you can use equal parts non-alcoholic vanilla extract. If you don't mind a slightly different flavor profile, simply leave the bourbon out (add a little water if needed) or try the same amount of pineapple juice.
What should we serve with glazed salmon?
Green vegetables go well with this dish. You might try roasted green beans, asparagus, or garlic roasted broccoli. For grains you might add an almond wild rice pilaf. White wine would also pair well with the meal.
Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 833mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg