Wild-caught salmon is a huge perk of living here in the Pacific Northwest, and this is one of my favorite ways of preparing it. The sweetness of the brown sugar mixed with two kinds of Dijon mustard compliment the salmon beautifully. I have used both light and/or dark brown sugars and only one kind of Dijon mustard with great success. I've also baked this in the oven for 20 minutes at 375*, but grilling adds a lot of flavor to the salmon.
- Mix melted butter, brown sugar, and mustards together.
- Let mixture sit in a cool place for a few minutes to firm up.
- Rinse salmon and dry with paper towels so glaze will adhere.
- Spread glaze on both sides of salmon filets.
- Grill salmon, turning once, for about 5 minutes per side or until done to your liking.
This was so yummy! I wrapped the salmon in foil on the barbecue, and while this was very good, I think it would be even better if it was thrown right onto the grill without the foil. Easy, quick...and I can't wait to make this again!
I made this for my boss and his wife (she's a vegetarian) and they both raved about it - fighting over the last couple of bites. While I am still struggling with grilling salmon in one piece on the grill, the flavor was great.
I loved this recipe, and so did my husband - which is a HUGE deal, since he hates eating any kind of fish. The glaze was amazing!