Balsamic and Raisin Glazed Salmon

Balsamic and Raisin Glazed Salmon
Copyright Paula Jones with bellalimento

What You Will Need:
  • 1 cup California raisins
  • 2 pound salmon filet - cut into desired pieces or left whole
  • salt/pepper
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • sliced green onions to garnish - optional
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place raisins into a small sauce pan. Add enough water to cover raisins. Over high heat Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer and cook for approximately 6-8 minutes until plump. Drain. Transfer to blender and pulse until smooth. Transfer to small bowl.
  3. To raisin puree add balsamic vinegar, garlic. Whisk to combine.
  4. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or a silicone mat. Place salmon filet on baking sheet. Season with salt/pepper. Brush half of balsamic/raisin mixture onto salmon. Bake for approximately 10 minutes.
  5. Brush with remaining balsamic/raisin mixture and return to oven for additional 5 minutes OR until salmon flakes easily with fork.
  6. Garnish with optional onions if desired.