Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 salmon fillets (6 oz each)
- 1/2 cup vincotto
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Salt to taste
Special equipment needed:
- Baking sheet
- Aluminum foil
- Pastry brush
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly grease it with olive oil.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the vincotto, soy sauce, honey, minced garlic, and black pepper.
4. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet and season them with salt.
5. Brush the vincotto mixture generously over the salmon fillets.
6. Bake the salmon in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and the glaze is caramelized.
7. Remove the salmon from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes before serving.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 12-15 minutes
- Oven temperature: 375°F
- This recipe serves 4 people.
- Calories: 360
- Total fat: 16g
- Saturated fat: 3g
- Cholesterol: 80mg
- Sodium: 620mg
- Total carbohydrates: 22g
- Dietary fiber: 0g
- Sugars: 20g
- Protein: 31g
Substitutions for ingredients:
- If you can't find vincotto, you can substitute balsamic vinegar.
- You can use maple syrup or agave nectar instead of honey.
- You can add chopped fresh herbs, such as thyme or rosemary, to the glaze for extra flavor.
- For a spicy version, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the glaze.
Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to brush the glaze on the salmon generously to get a nice caramelized crust.
- If the glaze starts to burn during cooking, cover the salmon with foil and continue baking.
- Store any leftover salmon in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
- To reheat the salmon, place it in a baking dish and cover it with foil. Bake in a 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
- Serve the salmon fillets on a bed of steamed rice or quinoa.
- Garnish with chopped fresh parsley or cilantro.
- Chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley or cilantro.
- Serve with a side of roasted vegetables, such as asparagus or Brussels sprouts.
- A crisp green salad would also be a great side dish.
Suggested side dishes:
- Roasted vegetables
- Green salad
- If the salmon is overcooked, it will be dry and tough. Make sure to check it frequently while baking to avoid overcooking.
Food safety advice:
- Make sure to cook the salmon to an internal temperature of 145°F to ensure it is safe to eat.
- Vincotto is a traditional Italian condiment made from cooked grape must. It has a sweet and sour flavor and is often used in marinades and sauces.
- Sweet, tangy, and savory.
- Serve the salmon fillets hot out of the oven for the best flavor and texture.
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