Recipe Details

This grilled salmon is highlighted by the extra punch of Bourbon BBQ and the sweetness of onions. Serve over a starch, as a sandwich, or with a fresh green salad. 

Balsamic Onion Glaze

  1. Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat and add onions.
  2. Sweat onions, stirring often, until all liquid had evaporated, about 20 minutes, Add half of balsamic vinegar and simmer until absorbed.
  3. Add remaining balsamic and BBQ Sauce and reduce until a glaze. Season and set aside.


  1. Preheat a grill to medium-high.
  2. Brush salmon fillets lightly with olive oil and season. Grill skin-side up, for 4 minutes, then rotate 90 degrees and cook 4 more minutes.
  3. Turn salmon over and cook for 8 more minutes for medium doneness.
  4. Serve salmon with Kentucky Bourbon BBQ Onions on the side.


Garnish this plate with French's crispy onions for additional crunch and flavor.

This is a versatile preparation that can be used with many different proteins from chicken to pork chops.

Grilled Salmon with Bourbon BBQ Glaze