Simple Salmon with Balsamic Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Simple Salmon with Balsamic Sauce  Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Simple Salmon with Balsamic Sauce

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"Simply delicious and tender baked salmon, with fresh squeezed lemon, butter, and chopped fresh parsley, is basted in a rich balsamic sauce."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Dip salmon fillets in melted margarine, covering both sides. Place in a baking dish. Squeeze lemons evenly over each fillet.
  3. Whisk balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, and garlic together in a bowl; spoon over salmon fillets. Sprinkle with parsley; drizzle any remaining butter over fillets.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and cover with aluminum foil for 3 minutes before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 23, 2012

I thought this turned out very well. I just sprinkled lemon juice on top and estimated the liquid ingredients. It is a simple sauce that does go well on salmon, and although I cooked one filet a bit longer, it was a larger size so needed it. thanks for the recipe!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 06, 2015

this was not worth it! the flavors never came up. bland

 

18 Ratings

Oct 09, 2012

I didn't have lemon and used maple syrup instead of white sugar... but it turned out very yummy! We don't have salmon often but this was a very easy and satisfying way to prepare it :)

 
Feb 16, 2014

We have been making this dish for a while, it's one of our favorite ways to prepare salmon. The balsamic sauce is so delicious, just simply drizzle a little of the sauce on a salad and you're ready to go! Sometimes I substitute brown sugar for the white. Thanks for posting this, I can't believe I haven't reviewed it already.

 
Oct 01, 2012

I followed the recipe but used Olivio spray instead of the melted margarine. I thought it was sooo easy and very tasty. My husband, who can take or leave salmon, really liked it!

 
Jan 21, 2015

very nice and easy. my wife was a little scared when she saw the sauce but liked it a lot. I made the sauce about one hour before starting and let it sit in the frig to let the ingredients marry. I think it brought out the combined flavoring of the sauce better. I also added a very little bit of shiracha into the sauce for a little heat.

 
Jan 15, 2015

I bake salmon about once a week and was looking for something different to switch things up. Loved this-- simple to whip together and tasted great! I'll be using this one again!

 
Feb 10, 2015

Just made this tonight - pretty good! I liked it, my husband prefers salmon with just lemon, butter and garlic, but I thought this was a fun variation to how I usually make salmon. I followed everything except I didn't have a lemon, so I just added about 1 tbsp lemon juice to the sauce.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 364 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 24.7 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 25 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 686 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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