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Glazed Salmon Fillet

"My husband caught a lot of salmon when we lived in Alaska, so I had to learn how to cook it," explains Jerilyn Colvin of Foxboro, Massachusetts. "Basted with a sweet glaze, this tasty fillet is a staple in our house. Our six children absolutely love it," she adds.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 to 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons dill weed
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 salmon fillet (about 2 pounds)
  • Lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Remove 1/2 cup to a saucepan; simmer until heated through. Set aside remaining mixture for basting.
  • Sprinkle salmon with lemon-pepper. Moisten a paper towel in cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Place salmon on grill with skin side down.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Brush with the reserved brown sugar mixture. Grill 10-15 minutes longer, basting occasionally. Serve with the warmed sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 441 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein.

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