Apricot Glazed Salmon with Bacon and Figs
Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
Combine in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook until mixture is reduced by half:
½ cup apricot jam
½ cup white wine
Season well with salt and pepper and arrange on a greased baking pan:
4 6-8 ounce salmon
Bake until the fish is cooked half way through (5 to 8 minutes). Spoon the glaze on the salmon and return to the oven for another 5 to 8 minutes
Render until crispy:
4 slices bacon, diced small
Add to the hot bacon in the pan and cook until softened:
½ cup dried mission figs, diced small
Add and cook until figs are plump and soft and liquid is absorbed:
zest and juice of ½ orange
¼ cup red wine vinegar
Spoon figs and bacon over cooked salmon filets.