Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon with Pistachio Butter
Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon is an easy recipe for salmon fillets that are seasoned with spice, grilled then glazed with honey and orange. Serve with a homemade orange-scented Pistachio Butter and you’ll be happy it’s dinner time!
- 4 Tbs. butter ,at room temperature
- 2 Tbs. finely chopped shelled pistachios
- 1 tsp. orange zest
- 2 Tbs. honey
- 1 Tbs. orange juice ,preferably fresh squeezed
- 4 salmon fillets ,about 6 oz. each
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp. chipotle chile pepper
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 scallion ,sliced on diagonal
Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
In small bowl combine butter, pistachios and orange zest. Chill until ready to serve.
Combine honey and orange juice; reserve.
Season salmon fillets with kosher salt, chipotle and garlic powder.
Grill salmon until opaque, firm and salmon flakes apart with a fork, turning once, and brushing with honey glaze during last 2-3 minutes of grilling.
Transfer salmon to serving dish. Sprinkle with scallion and serve with pistachio butter.
Also delicious when you bake the salmon in the oven! Preheat oven to 350F and follow directions above.
Makes 4 servings.
Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 892mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 138IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2mg