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Maple Bourbon Salmon

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.


4 servings

This flavorful salmon feels fancy for a holiday but is so simple to make! —Diane Higgins, Tampa, Florida
Maple Bourbon Salmon Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. Place salmon in a shallow dish. Combine brown sugar, maple syrup and bourbon; pour over salmon. Let stand 15 minutes.
    In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add salmon; cook until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 4-6 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm. Add walnuts, green onions and bacon to skillet; heat through. Serve with salmon.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 475 calories, 30g fat (6g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.

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