BBQ Balsamic Glazed Salmon

BBQ Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe (4 oz piece)

Calories: 272 • Total Fat: 14g • Total Carbohydrate: 13g (Fiber: 1g • Sugars: 3g) • Protein: 23g • Vitamin C (38%) • Vitamin A (4%) • Iron (4%)

Nutritional Highlights

High Protein • Rich in Omega 3’s • No Added Sugar • Gluten-Free • Dairy-Free • Paleo • Immunity Booster • Good for Healthy Skin and Eyes • Decreases Inflammation

This recipe is mostly protein and fat and has a moderate amount of carbohydrates. Serve it with a half serving of grains or other complex carbohydrate to keep it balanced and stabilize your blood sugar.


bbq balsamic glazed salmon

Servings: 2

ingredients
  • 8 oz salmon fillet
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • juice from 1/2 medium orange (about 1/4 cup)
  • mesquite bbq seasoning, salt-free variety
MEthod
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Season salmon with bbq seasoning and place on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes.
  4. While salmon is baking, prepare balsamic glaze. Pour balsamic and orange juice in a small pot. Bring to a boil then turn down to medium heat and allow to simmer.
  5. Keep simmering until liquid is reduced by half (about 1/3 of a cup) and has slightly thickened. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove salmon from oven and top with glaze. Serve with a side of citrus-roasted broccoli if desired.

 

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