Balsamic Baked Salmon

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  • 1 1/2 lb. Salmon filets
  • 2 tbsp. Brown Sugar (2 tbsp. White Sugar and 1/4 tsp. Molasses)
  • 2 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Minced Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp. Dried Rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp. Fresh/Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • Make Marinade by whisking together in a large bowl Brown sugar, Balsamic Vinegar, EVOO, Minced Garlic, Dried Rosemary and Black Pepper.
  • Reserve 1 tbsp of Marinade in a small bowl.
  • Add Salmon to Marinade, toss to coat evenly; cover bowl with plastic and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minute.
  • Remove from Salmon from Marinade and place in an aluminum lined baking dish. Sprinkle fish with Salt.


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bake Salmon until fish flakes easily with a fork – about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Brush Salmon with reserved Marinade and bake 1 minute more to glaze.