Seared Salmon with Balsamic Sauce

Seared Salmon with Balsamic Sauce

"A slightly sweet sauce makes tender salmon fillets a tempting main dish. 'A friend gave me this simple and delicious recipe, which I've passed on to other fish fans,' says Trish Horton of Colorado Springs, Colorado."
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30 m servings
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  1. Sprinkle both sides of fillets with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, cook salmon in oil over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, turning once. Remove and keep warm. Combine the water, vinegar, lemon juice and brown sugar; pour into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1/3 cup. Serve over salmon.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 fillet with 2 tablespoons sauce) equals 257 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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I loved this sauce over the salmon, which was on top of a bed of jasmine rice. Very flavorful. I used white wine instead of the water and a mixture of fresh orange juice & lemon juice. Adjust th...

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Not a huge fan... Something about the balsamic just didn't taste right with salmon. Love balsamic, but not this way.

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I loved this sauce over the salmon, which was on top of a bed of jasmine rice. Very flavorful. I used white wine instead of the water and a mixture of fresh orange juice & lemon juice. Adjust th...

Not a huge fan... Something about the balsamic just didn't taste right with salmon. Love balsamic, but not this way.

Great recipe! I used my cast iron skillet and had no problems with sticking. We served it on a bed of organic brown rice and I used the little bit of reduction sauce to drizzle over some mixed...

My kids loved this recipe!I didn't have any brown sugar so I used maple syrup.It tasted terrific. thank you for another keeper.

I'm not usually a balsamic vinegar fan, but I was in a pinch for something to do with our salmon, and we had all the ingredients for this recipe. I really liked it a lot! I think the brown sugar...

This was a wonderful dish! It was our first attempt at making salmon. The only thing I changed was we grilled the Salmon. I served it over a bed of greens. Not only did it look beautiful but the...

I made grilled Salmon and used this sauce and it was so excellent!!! The Salmon I had actually was full of bones which would normally make me stop eating it, but the sauce was so good I finished...

We loved this recipe. The sauce is very good. Thanks!

I just made this for my family tonight and they loved it. The salmon over a bed of long grain rice with the balsamic sauce was simply delicious, nice and tangy. I served it with the side dish re...

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