Baked Salmon in Honey and Ají Amarillo

Baked Salmon in Honey and Ají Amarillo

This baked salmon in honey and ají amarillo is a sure-fire hit with just the right amount of fuego from the aji amarillo. It's a little sweet from the honey, too! 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 POUNDS SALMON FILLET WITH SKIN, (1 1/4 TO 1 1/2 INCHES THICK)
  • SALT TO TASTE
  • 1 CLOVE GARLIC
  • 2 TBSP HONEY
  • 1 TBSP AJÍ AMARILLO PASTE
  • 1/2 TSP RICE VINEGAR
  • 1/2 TSP CORIANDER SEEDSCRUSHED
  • 1/4 TEASPOON BLACK PEPPER FRESHLY GROUND

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler. Line a broiler pan with foil and lightly coat with oil. Pat salmon dry and place, skin side down, on pan. Season it with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  2. Mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt. Stir together with mustard, honey, aji amarillo paste, vinegar, coriander, and pepper.
  3. Spread mustard mixture evenly on top of salmon.
  4. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat until cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer salmon to a platter with 2 large spatulas.
  5. Cut into 4 servings.