Seared Salmon With Balsamic Glaze


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed plus
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar, packed
  • 4 salmon fillets, skin on (center cut)
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil


1. Stir together balsamic vinegar, water, lemon juice, and brown sugar in a small bowl.

2, Pat salmon dry and season with salt and pepper.

3. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, not smoking. Increase heat to high, add salmon skin side up, and sear until well browned, about 4 minutes.
4. Turn fish over and sear until just cooked through, 3- to 4 minutes more.

5. Transfer salmon to plates and carefully add vinegar mixture to skillet (liquid will bubble vigorously and steam).
6. Simmer, stirring, until thickened and reduced to about 1/3 cup, about 2 minutes.

7. Spoon glaze over salmon, and serve and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Sharon123’s at

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