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Grilled Salmon Fillets with a Peach Glaze

Enjoy this easy fish recipe with a peach glaze for an easy summer dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Salmon Fillets
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Ali Randall

Ingredients

  • Four 6-ounce salmon fillets
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh peach jam
  • 1/2 lime squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 /4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare the glaze by mixing together the jam, lime juice, honey, bourbon and cayenne pepper until smooth. 
  • Heat the grill to medium and season the salmon with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Place the fish fillets on a piece of aluminum foil skin side down. Drizzle each piece of salmon with the peach glaze, reserving any extra. 
  • Place the aluminum foil containing the fish onto the heated grill and close the lid, cooking for 10 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches about 140°F.
  • Remove the fish from the grill and allow it to sit for about five minutes. It will continue cooking and be flaky without being overcooked.
  • Transfer to a platter and spoon the reserved glaze over the grilled salmon. 

Notes

Note:  If you prefer to make your own peach preserves, peel and chop two peaches. Simmer the peaches with a half cup of water adding more if needed until the peaches reduces. Stir in the other glaze ingredients and stir until smooth.