Bacon-Seared Salmon

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 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
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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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