Brown-Sugar-Mustard-Glazed Salmon

March 2009
Brown-Sugar-Mustard-Glazed Salmon

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Serve with green beans and wild rice.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 10 mins

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 7 ounces salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, mustard, lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Heat a large, ovenproof skillet over high heat. Rub the salmon with the oil, season with salt and pepper and place skin side up in the skillet. Cook until a crisp brown crust forms, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, flip the salmon and coat with the brown sugar mixture. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the glaze caramelizes and the fish is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
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  • Stir the grated peel and remaining juice from the lemon into cooked rice.