President Obama's Favorite Glazed Salmon

President Obama's Favorite Glazed Salmon Recipe

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Linda Tennant


Would you like to eat like the president? Well, now you can! I can't take credit for this recipe. I saw it on tv, and it is Art Smith's recipe. Please note: You might want to half the recipe because it calls for 2 1/2 lbs. of salmon.


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depends on how much you cook
15 Min
25 Min


  • ·
    for the glaze:
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1- 2 1/2 lb
    i salmon fillet, skin on, pin bones removed
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    salt and pepper

How to Make President Obama's Favorite Glazed Salmon


  1. Method to prepare the glaze:
    In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat the brown sugar, butter and honey, stirring until melted. Remove from the heat, and whisk in the oil, mustard, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame seeds. Cool 5 minutes.
  2. To prepare the salmon:
    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Place the salmon in a large foil lined baking pan and season with salt and pepper. Spoon the glaze over the salmon. Bake, uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Assembly:
    Place the salmon on a serving platter and serve hot or at room temperature.

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About President Obama's Favorite Glazed Salmon

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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