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Flaky bourbon glazed salmon

Chili Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Posted by: ari | well seasoned

Chili bourbon glazed salmon is one of those irresistible meals that you want to eat every single day. The sweet and spicy bourbon glaze is poured on top of a whole side of salmon, then baked until tender and flaky. Garnish with scallions, sesame seeds, fresh cilantro, and lime wedges. This Asian-inspired salmon recipe will become a house favorite!

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Posted by: ari | well seasoned
Flaky bourbon glazed salmon
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Chili Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Chili bourbon glazed salmon is one of those irresistible meals that you want to eat every single day. The sweet and spicy bourbon glaze is poured on top of a whole side of salmon, then baked until tender and flaky. Garnish with scallions, sesame seeds, fresh cilantro, and lime wedges. This Asian-inspired salmon recipe will become a house favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: baked salmon, bourbon glaze, chili sauce
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 239kcal
Author: ari | well seasoned

Equipment

  • Sauce pan

Ingredients

For the chili bourbon glaze

  • cup bourbon
  • cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ Tbsp honey
  • 1 heaping Tbsp chili onion crunch or other Asian chili sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 lime juiced

For salmon

  • 2 lb salmon filet skin on or off
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • Fresh cilantro for serving
  • Lime wedges for serving

Instructions

Make Chili Bourbon Sauce

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Combine all sauce ingredients in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce for ~5 minutes until thickened.
    Chili bourbon glaze in a sauce pan

Cook Salmon

  • Pour the sauce on salmon. Pat salmon dry with paper towels, then place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Season with kosher salt, then pour sauce on top. Use a kitchen brush to spread it out evenly.
    Side of salmon with chili bourbon glaze on a baking sheet
  • Bake. Cook salmon for 15 minutes, or until an internal temperature of ~120F is reached. (Salmon is medium rare between 115-125F).
    Cooked chili bourbon glazed salmon on a sheet pan
  • Serve! Garnish with sesame seeds, thinly sliced scallions, and fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges and enjoy immediately!
    Flaky bourbon glazed salmon

Notes

  • Like more heat? Use additional chili sauce, either when you make the glaze or served on top of cooked bourbon glazed salmon.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg
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