How to cook a filling meal out of Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze
Ask any fish lover which is the most versatile fish of all that can be cooked in numerous ways, everyone will unanimously vouch for Salmon. Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, the consumption of Salmon is highly beneficial for the human health. Studies and researches have highly recommended the consumption of this fish on a regular basis especially for people with heart diseases. In fact it is also good for the health of a pregnant lady pregnancy, as the fatty acid of Salmon plays a significant role in the development of the brain of the fetus.
As a versatile fish, Salmon can be cooked in various methods. Today I will be sharing the recipe of Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze with you all. But before that, as a foodie and someone who loves to cook (won’t call myself a chef!) but someone who loves to try out new dishes I would like to share some interesting tips about this fish.
If you have frozen Salmon at home and you wish to cook a meal out of it, say Salmon http://www.urbanrajah.com/how-to-make-Indian-curry , keep in mind that it is a bit tricky to defrost it as most people opt for the quicker method that is they thaw the fish with warm water but in turn they destroy all the nutrients. In order to avoid this unwrap the fish first and place it in a pan and then place in the fridge for a minimum of 10 hours so as to thaw it slowly which in turn will preserve the nutrients and flavors of the fish. Now that the ice has thawed out, remove the icy glaze by spraying water on it and then cook it either in olive oil or vegetable oil.
Now let’s get back to the recipe that I want to share with you all. As you know I will tell you how to cook Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze. So let us start from the beginning. As you can make out it I going to be a mouth watering dish but in order to ensure that it is, you need a total duration of one hour forty five minutes where the preparation time is about one hour thirty minutes while it hardly takes fifteen minutes to cook.
Now what are the ingredients required?
Well you will need the following:
· Salmon – 8 fillets, of 6 ounces each
· Light brown sugar – 3 tbs
· Honey – 1 tablespoon
· Butter – 2 tablespoons
· Dijon mustard – 1/4 cup
· Soy sauce – 2 tbs
· Olive oil – 2 tbs
· Ginger – 1 tbs finely grated
· Vegetable oil
· Salt – as per taste
· Black pepper – freshly ground
How to go about it?
You need to melt the brown sugar along with honey and butter in a small saute pan. Keep the flame over medium-high heat. Once all these items have melted add the soy sauce, mustard, ginger, and olive oil in it and whisk it. Now cool it.
For the next step you need to have a preheated grill at medium heat. Brush the salmon with vegetable oil and add salt and the finely grounded black pepper as per taste. Once this is done place the salmon on the grill. Remember to place it skin side down. Now you have to coat the salmon fillets with the brown sugar mixture. This should be followed by grilling the salmon for about 6 to 8 minutes till it is medium cooked, remember to turn off the grill once after 5 to 6 minutes.
Well your Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze is ready now and is perfect for eight individuals. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and try it now! Bon appétit!