Brown Sugar and Bacon Salmon

wende sutton


My first attempt at Salmon, the best of both worlds.

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30 Min
15 Min


2 lb
salmon, steaks
1 Tbsp
butt rub, your favorite brand or blend
2-3 Tbsp
brown sugar
4 slice
bacon, (i used a maple smoked)

How to Make Brown Sugar and Bacon Salmon


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Line baking sheet with tin foil. Spray with Pam.
  • 3Place the steaks on baking sheet evenly spaced. I used tails, they just looked tastier. But I'm new to salmon so you tell me!
  • 4Mix the butt rub and brown sugar and rub onto salmon. Use as much or as little as you like. I used about a tbsp per steak, two large tail sections.
  • 5Lay bacon over steaks, I used 2 per section but if you are using steaks 1 would probably work per steak.
  • 6Let sit for about 20 minutes while you prep something else or oven finishes preheating.
  • 7Bake for about 10 minutes and then check to see how bacon is coming along. I finished off under the broiler but not too close for a few minutes to brown the bacon. 10 -15 minutes total cook time depending on your oven and size of fillets.

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About Brown Sugar and Bacon Salmon

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy