Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Recipe

by Isabella Buitron
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Sugar, not spice, but yes, everything nice. With this Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Recipe that is coated in Old Style Mustard, your sweetheart will be begging for seconds!

Balance is a fundamental concept for all aspects of life. When we think of the word, we often believe it applies to our personal, work, and social life. One other place it belongs? In cooking. This Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Recipe has balance at its core, ensuring there is no overwhelming sugary flavors. While yes, this meal will appease someone with a sweet tooth, it will also appeal to those who do not desire overbearing sweetness. The concocted seasoning is a blend of old-style mustard, honey, and brown sugar. Lightly layered under this coating, is a Citrus & Dill Salmon Salmon Seafood Seasoning.

This original layer of seasoning compliments the sugared mustard by providing that ever so essential balance of flavors previously discussed. This salivating meal can be accompanied with a salad. My personal favorite is arugula drizzled in a balsamic glaze dashed with cut cherry tomatoes. A meal for all audiences, this thirty-minute salmon recipe, will leave you recording your audition video for Master Chef and giving advice to Michelin Star Cooks.

Background:

While this meal, and the idea of cooking salmon in general, may seem a little more daunting than a dish that is branded less intricate, by the end of this recipe, this meal will be your go-to dish. Whether you have had a long day at work, the nanny quit, or you’re just looking for a meal with fast food pace but not fast food taste this Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon will be your new best friend. Besides the standard health benefits that fish provide, the happiness you’ll experience when eating this sugar and mustard dressed salmon will add ten years to your life. Not only will you have a meal that exceeds satisfying by a long shot, but you’ll be wearing an ear to ear smile for the rest of the week.

This recipe provides the same warmth you’d find sitting snuggled up to a fireplace in a cozy cabin. This meal transports you to delicious comfort, a meal so surreal it transcends any other eating experience you’ve had. While there are many surprising factors to this meal, the most surprising you may ask? The simplicity you’ll realize it takes after cooking it just once. For a meal warranting such praise, the ease with which it is made is astonishing. Its adaptability for being a main dish at a dinner party or a meal for one is all the more reason to try this recipe. After mastering it at first try, you’ll be fishy as to how such a delicious meal can be so easily cooked.

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Ingredients:

First, let’s chat ingredients…

  • Salmon: To feed two people buy one pound of salmon
  • Old Style Mustard: Use two tablespoons of old style mustard for the sauce you will cook the salmon in
  • Brown Sugar: Use two tablespoons of brown sugar for the sauce you will cook the salmon in
  • Honey: Add one teaspoon of honey to the mustard and sugar mixture
  • Salt: One teaspoon of salt to season the salmon
  • Pepper: One teaspoon of pepper to season the salmon
  • Citrus & Dill Seasoning: One tablespoon of seasoning for the salmon. (If this specific type of seasoning isn’t available any other works as well).
  • Arugula: Use arugula for the side salad, one cup is sufficient for a personal sized salad.
  • Cherry Tomatoes: 5-8 sliced cherry tomatoes is proper portion size for the personal salad
  • Balsamic Glaze: Drizzle the desired amount of balsamic glaze that you’d like on your salad.
  • Olive Oil: Drizzle the desired amount of olive oil that you’d like on your salad

How to Make Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon:

  1. Preheat the Oven. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Prepare Sauce. In a bowl, mix together one tablespoon of sugar, one tablespoon of old-style mustard, and one teaspoon of honey.
  3. Season Salmon. Season the salmon with one tablespoon of the seasoning of your choice. Then season it with one teaspoon of salt and one teaspoon of pepper. Drizzle the homemade sauce over the salmon and spread it to cover the surface. 
  4. Cook Salmon. Once your oven is preheated to 350 place the salmon inside to cook for 15 minutes or until done to your preference. 
  5. Prepare Salad. While the salmon is cooking you can prepare a side salad if you choose. Wash your arugula and cherry tomatoes. Place the arugula on your serving dish. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and top the arugula with them. Then drizzle balsamic glaze over the salad. For further flavor, you can also add olive oil
  6. Finishing touches. Once the salmon has cooked for fifteen minutes, or to your liking, you can remove it from the oven. Cut your desired portion and allocate it to your plate.

Notes:

The salad is optional. You can also choose a different version of the salad, however, this one compliments the flavor of the salmon very nicely. Any seasoning works for the salmon. The salmon can also be cooked less or more depending on whether you like it raw, medium, or well done.

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Salmon
  • Old Style Mustard
  • Brown Sugar
  • Honey
  • Salt 
  • Pepper 
  • Seasoning
  • Arugula 
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Balsamic Glaze

Instructions

    1. Preheat the Oven. Preheat the oven to 350.
    2. Prepare Sauce. In a bowl, mix together one tablespoon of sugar, one tablespoon of old style mustard, and one teaspoon of honey.
    3. Season Salmon. Season the salmon with one tablespoon of the seasoning of your choice. Then season it with one teaspoon of salt and one teaspoon of pepper. Drizzle the homemade sauce over the salmon and spread it to cover the surface.
    4. Cook Salmon. Once your oven is preheated to 350 place the salmon inside to cook for 15 minutes or until done to your preference.
    5. Prepare Salad. While the salmon is cooking you can prepare a side salad if you choose. Wash your arugula and cherry tomatoes. Place the arugula on your serving dish. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and top the arugula with them. The drizzle balsamic glaze over the salad. For further flavor you can also add olive oil
    6. Finishing touches. Once the salmon has cooked for fifteen minutes, or to your liking, you can remove it from the oven. Cut your desired portion and allocate it to your plate.

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