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Balsamic Glazed Salmon Recipe for Two

Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Balsamic Glazed Salmon is delicious. The salmon is pan seared to perfection and topped with a sweet and tangy balsamic, honey, and Dijon glaze.

This recipe is moderately low-carb, but not necessarily by Keto extreme low-carb guidelines.

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This recipe is easy and quick, ready in just 25 minutes.

Serve this dinner for two on date night and impress your special someone.

How to make Balsamic Glazed Salmon:

For the Glaze:

Allow the salmon to come to room temperature about 15 minutes.

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Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine the balsamic vinegar, broth, honey, Dijon mustard, thyme and garlic.

Heat the mixture over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce has thickened, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove the glaze from the heat and set aside.

balsamic glaze, herbs and spices cooking in a pan

For the Salmon:

Sprinkle both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper.

Heat the olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add the salmon fillets and cook about 3 – 4 minutes without moving.

Carefully flip the salmon to the other side and cook 2 – 3 minutes longer until the salmon has cooked through.

Drizzle each fillet with the balsamic glaze.

Garnish with parsley, if desired, and serve immediately.

Balsamic Glazed Salmon Recipe for Two

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Yield: 2 servings

Balsamic Glazed Salmon Recipe

Balsamic Glazed Salmon Recipe

Balsamic Glazed Salmon is delicious. The salmon is pan seared to perfection and topped with a sweet and tangy balsamic, honey, and Dijon glaze. This recipe is easy and quick, ready in just 25 minutes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

For the Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

For the Salmon

  • 12 ounces salmon filets (two 6 ounce filets)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions

For the Glaze:

  1. Allow the salmon to come to room temperature about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine the balsamic vinegar, broth, honey, Dijon mustard, thyme and garlic.
  3. Heat the mixture over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce has thickened, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove the glaze from the heat and set aside.

For the Salmon:

  1. Sprinkle both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the salmon fillets and cook about 3 - 4 minutes without moving.
  4. Carefully flip the salmon to the other side and cook 2 - 3 minutes longer until the salmon has cooked through.
  5. Drizzle each fillet with the balsamic glaze.
  6. Garnish with parsley, if desired, and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 326 Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 93mg Sodium: 179mg Carbohydrates: 15g Sugar: 13g Protein: 34g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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