Fish / Seafood

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon softened butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1 pound salmon fillets


In small bowl, combine sugar, pecans, butter, lemon zest, lemon juice and cayenne pepper (if desired); salt and pepper to taste. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with no stick cooking spray. Place salmon on baking sheet. Evenly spread mixture over salmon fillets. Bake in a preheated 425°F oven until fish flakes easily with a fork (10 minutes per inch of thickness).


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