Meal 10: Spicy Bourbon-Brown-Sugar-Glazed Salmon & Kale, Sweet Potato, and Cranberry Salad

This week on the menu we have Spicy Bourbon-Brown-Sugar-Glazed salmon & Kale, Sweet Potato, and Cranberry Salad. This is a low-calorie meal that you will be sure to love!

Spicy Bourbon-Brown-Sugar-Glazed Salmon & Kale, Sweet Potato, and Cranberry Salad

 

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 15 min

 

Ingredients:

Spicy Bourbon-Brown-Sugar-Glazed Salmon

½ cup packed brown sugar

¼ cup bourbon (or use orange juice)

1 tsp Dijon mustard

¼ tsp crushed red pepper

½ cup chopped pecans

1 (2-lb) salmon fillet

½ tsp salt

2 green onions, chopped

Kale, Sweet Potato, and Cranberry Salad

1 (11.75-oz) pkg sweet kale kit (such as Fresh Express)

2 (8-oz) pkg cooked, cubed sweet potatoes (such as Straight From the Root)

 

Instructions:

Spicy Bourbon-Brown-Sugar-Glazed Salmon

Preheat broiler. Cook sugar, bourbon, mustard, and pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring often. Spoon ¼ cup sugar mixture into a bowl. Stir buts into remaining sugar mixture in pan and remove from heat. Place fish on a foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Brush half of reserved sugar mixture in a bowl over fish. Broil 5 minutes; brush remaining portion of reserved sugar mixture over fish. Broil 5 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Serve sugar-nut sauce over fish. Sprinkle with green onions.

Kale, Sweet Potato, and Cranberry Salad

Prepare salad kit according to the package directions. Add potatoes; toss.

 

ENJOY!