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Roast Salmon with Balsamic Glaze



  • 5 pounds whole salmon, center bone removed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon rind, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup UCR Honey Balsamico Bianco Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup red wine

Preparation Description

Preheat oven to 350°F. Place salmon in baking dish. Chop together lemon rind, garlic and thyme. Brush oil over salmon and inside cavity. Rub herb mixture over salmon. (Prepare up to 24 hours ahead of time.) Roast 40 minutes or until white juices appear on top. Meanwhile, combine honey balsamic vinegar, wine and sugar in a skillet. Bring to a boil and reduce until syrupy. Turn heat to low and whisk in butter. Remove skin and slice salmon. Serve with sauce.

Yield: Serves 8 to 10

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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