This bourbon glazed salmon is what you make when you want to add a special touch to dinner. The honey bourbon marinade for the salmon does double duty as a glaze. Oh, that glaze! The sticky bourbon glaze caramelizes on the top of the salmon as it bakes in the oven. This is flavor turned up several notches.
1. Combine the ingredients for the bourbon marinade and stir well to dissolve the sugar. 2. Add the salmon to the marinade and place it in the fridge for 30 minutes to soak up the flavors.
1. Remove the salmon from the marinade and place it on a baking sheet.
1. Transfer the honey bourbon marinade to a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Boil it for several minutes until the marinade reduces down to a thick sticky glaze
1. Brush the glaze on top of the salmon and transfer the salmon to a preheated oven. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes depending on the thickness of your salmon fillet. (See below for a temperature guide and timeline).
This honey bourbon glazed salmon gets marinated in a delicious sauce that does double duty as a glaze. This is a quick and easy dinner for any night of the week.