Amanda’s Spicy Apricot Salmon

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Amanda’s Spicy Apricot Salmon

Recipe: Spicy Apricot Salmon


  • 2T oil
  • 2 jalapenos cut into narrow rings
  • 2 lrg cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup chardonnay
  • 3T whole grain mustard
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
Heat oil in sauté pan over med heat.  Before hot, add jalapenos and sautee until carmalized.  Add garlic and just as it shows sign of browning deglaze with wine.  Add mustard and apricot and quickly bring to simmer.  Simmer very low heat 20 minutes or so.  Then let completely cool.
  • 1 salmon fillet (4-6 six portions or steaks)
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 4-6 long sprigs rosemary
  • 1 lemon zest
Lightly salt and pepper the salmon and place sprigs on fillet then coat liberally w/ cooled pepper sauce. Place salmon in hot oven and bake.  Garnish with zest.

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