Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon


Orange juice gives this maple-glazed salmon a hint of fresh, zesty sweetness. Drizzle pecan glaze over the broiled bourbon salmon to complete this flavorful seafood recipe.

Maple-Bourbon Glazed Salmon
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavor syrup

  • cup orange juice

  • 3 tablespoon bourbon whiskey or orange juice

  • 4 4-5 ounce skinless salmon fillets

  • Salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts


  1. Preheat broiler. For syrup glaze, in a small saucepan combine maple syrup, orange juice, and whiskey. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat while preparing salmon.

  2. Lightly sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Place on a lightly greased broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 5 minutes. Remove 2 tablespoons glaze and brush on all sides of salmon. Turn salmon and broil 5 minutes longer or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  3. Stir pecans into remaining glaze; heat on high about 5 minutes or until glaze reaches the consistency of syrup. Serve salmon topped with pecan syrup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

386 Calories
20g Fat
21g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 386
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 14.8mg 74%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 537mg 11%
Folate, total 36.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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