Glazed Grilled Salmon

An easy salmon dish that’s both sweet and savory.

Servings: 2

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  • 3 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 4 tsp prepared Chinese style hot mustard or Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 7-8 oz salmon steaks (about ¾ inch thick)


  1. Prepare barbecue to medium high heat. 
  2. Combine brown sugar, mustard and soy sauce in medium bowl and whisk to blend.  
  3. Transfer 1 Tbsp glaze to small bowl; mix in rice vinegar and set aside.
  4. Brush 1 side of salmon steaks generously with half of the glaze in the medium bowl.
  5. Place salmon steaks, glazed side down on the grill.   Grill until glaze is slightly charred - about 4 minutes.
  6. Brush top of salmon with remaining glaze from medium bowl. 
  7. Turn salmon over until second side is slightly charred and salmon is just opaque in center - about 5 minutes longer. 
  8. Transfer salmon to plates.  Drizzle with reserved glaze in small bowl and serve.
Source: Bon Appétit July 1996