Whiskey Salmon Recipe

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Whiskey Salmon

Mikekey K

By
@Mikekey

This was adapted from a recipe by a Washington coast restaurant (now gone). You can use Scotch or something like Jack Daniels, which I used.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
salmon fillets, skin removed (6 ounces each)
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
unsalted butter
1 Tbsp
olive oil
salt, to taste
white pepper, to taste
1 clove
garlic, peeled and minced
1 tsp
minced shallot
1/2 tsp
dijon mustard
1/2 tsp
brown sugar
2 Tbsp
raspberry vinegar
1/2 c
whiskey (scotch or kentucky)
1/2 c
orange juice
1/2 c
heavy cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dredge fillets in flour, to coat both sides.
2
In a large skillet, heat butter and oil until hot. Brown fillets slightly on one side. Add salt and pepper.
3
Turn fillets over and add garlic, shallot, mustard and brown sugar. Cook for a few seconds.
4
Add vinegar. Fillet should be browned on second side now. With fillets still in pan, deglaze pan with whiskey. Add orange juice. Swirl pan to mix ingredients.
5
Reduce sauce until it begins to thicken. Add cream and cook until heated.
6
Place fillets on plates and spoon some sauce over each.

Garnish with grated orange zest or chopped green onions, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American