Bourbon Glazed Salmon with Bourbon Pecan Topped Sweet Potatoes
Bourbon Glazed Salmon Recipe (Serves 2-4):
3 Tbs brown sugar
3 Tbs Latitudes or Deer Camp Straight Bourbon Whiskey
2 Tbs soy sauce (low sodium is fine)
1 Tbs grated peeled fresh ginger
1 Tbs fresh lime juice
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
2 - 4 skinless salmon fillets
1/4 C thinly sliced green onions
1 Tbs sesame seeds, toasted
Combine the first 7 ingredients in large zip-loc bag. Add fish and seal the bag. Let marinate in refrigerator 1.5-3 hours, turning occasionally.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat. Coat with cooking spray. Add fish with the marinade to pan. Cook until desired doneness, approx 4 minutes per side. Plate fish, drizzle each with cooked marinade sauce. Sprinkle with green onions and toasted sesame seeds.
Quick Candied Bourbon Pecans Recipe:
Heat desired number of pecans in dry pan for a 5-8 minutes, stirring frequently. Add a bit of butter, brown sugar, and NLD bourbon (add carefully!). Stir constantly until bourbon candy coating thickens, just a few minutes. Serve over mashed sweet potatoes.
Serve with Latitudes or Deer Camp Straight Bourbon Whiskey neat or in your favorite NLD bourbon cocktail.
Recipe by Doug Hansen