Bacon-Seared Salmon

I found this recipe in a Fine Cooking magazine and it was suprizingly easy to make and my family now thinks I'm a real chef. And I have to add who doesn't love bacon.

Ready In:
25mins
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ingredients

  • 14 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 12 teaspoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 4 salmon fillets, 6-oz skin-on, scaled, center cut
  • 12 teaspoon salt & freshly ground black pepper

directions

  • In a liquid measuring cup, combine the balsamic vinegar, honey, rosemary, and 2 tbs water.
  • Cut the bacon slices in half.
  • Lay a slice of bacon on the flesh side of each piece of salmon and arrangle he salmon, bacon side down, in a 12 inch heavy-duty nonstick skillet.
  • Sprinkle the salmon skin with salt and pepper.
  • Set the skillet over medium-high heat and cook until the bacon is glden and crisp about 4 to 5 minutes from when it begins to sizzle.
  • Turn the salmon and continue to cook until the skin is crisp and the salmon is cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Take skillet off heat and transfer the salmon to a platter.
  • Pour off the fat and return to medium-high heat.
  • Stir the vinegar mixture well and add it to the skillet.
  • Simmer until slightly thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour over salmon and serve.
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  1. tiff_hutchinson88
    I found this recipe in a Fine Cooking magazine and it was suprizingly easy to make and my family now thinks I'm a real chef. And I have to add who doesn't love bacon.
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