OVEN BARBECUED SALMON

OVEN BARBECUED SALMON

1 5-pound sockeye salmon (4-5 pounds)
1 lemon, sliced
1 strip bacon
1/2 cup light Karo syrup
1 cup ketchup
1 medium onion, sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  1. Remove head and tail from salmon and fillet. Place one-half skin side down on a large sheet of foil in a baking pan. Add spices and layer with lemon, onion, and bacon.

  2. Mix syrup and ketchup; pour half of this mixture over the fillet. Place second fillet flesh side down over the first; pour rest of sauce over all. Seal with the foil and bake 30-40 minutes at 400 E Fish will flake easily with a fork in the thickest part when it is done. Do not overbake. Serve hot.

Serving Ideas: Oven baked potatoes or corn would make a good accompaniment with a green salad.