Baked Salmon With Maple Glaze Recipe

If you really like seafood, you’re in for a treat with Baked Salmon with Maple Glaze. A special combination of delicious salmon and sweet maple syrup. I love making Baked Salmon recipes on a weekly basis because of their health benefits and of course, the deliciousness. I tried every week different flavors and dressings with Salmon, and this week I tried it with Maple Glaze, It tastes similar to Baked salmon with Honey that I already made before, But with more sweetness and I’m sure you will love it, It doesn’t matter if you’re not making before any Salmon recipes, my recipe is simple and also quick to make only about 30 minutes and you will be done.

Why You will love This recipe?

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This recipe is for people who really like the tasty flavors of salmon and love trying new flavors and different combos. Baked Salmon with Maple Glaze is a great option for everyone who loves this type of dish, This Baked Salmon with Maple Glaze is a great fusion of the natural flavors of salmon and the sweetness of maple glaze. It’s not only delicious but also a healthy choice due to salmon’s heart-friendly omega-3 fatty acids, while the maple glaze adds the perfect touch of sweetness.

Ingredients

Before you dive into the cooking process for this Baked Salmon With Maple Glaze recipe, let’s take a look at what you’ll need:

For the Salmon:

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

For the Maple Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

For Garnish:

  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Lemon wedges

Kitchen Equipment Needed

To make this delicious Baked Salmon With Maple Glaze, you’ll need the following kitchen equipment:
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Brush for glazing
  • Aluminum foil

Directions

Now, let’s dive into the preparation process:

Preheat the Oven

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Season the Salmon

  • Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the salmon and season with salt and black pepper.

Make the Maple Glaze

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, minced garlic, and grated ginger.

Glaze the Salmon

  • Brush the maple glaze generously over the salmon fillets.

Step 5: Bake

  • Bake the salmon in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork and the glaze caramelizes.

Garnish and Serve

  • Once the salmon is done, garnish it with fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges for a burst of citrusy freshness.

Tips

When you pick salmon, try to get fresh, and high-quality Salmon, this helps to make the recipe more delicious and healthy. Be careful not to cook salmon for too long, or it can become dry. Take it out of the oven when it’s easy to flake with a fork.

FAQ

Can I use frozen salmon for this recipe?

While fresh salmon is best for yumminess, you can use frozen salmon if that’s all you have. Just remember to thaw it right before cooking.

How long should I marinate the salmon?

It’s super to marinate the salmon for about 30 minutes. Of course, If you want even more taste, you can do it for longer. The more you marinate the more taste you get.

What can I use instead of Dijon mustard?

If you don’t like Dijon mustard, you can try whole-grain mustard or honey mustard for a different taste.

What food goes well with baked salmon with maple glaze?

I love Baked Salmon with things like roasted veggies, rice, quinoa, or just a simple green salad.

Can I make this dish early?

Yes, you can get things ready ahead of time. You can mix the marinade and even let the salmon sit in it early. But remember to bake it when you’re ready to eat for the best taste.

Conclusion

Baked Salmon with Maple Glaze is a super cool dish that’s fancy but also easy to make. You can have it on a regular weeknight for your family, The yummy salmon and the sweet glaze together combine really well. So, why not give it a try? And don’t forget to share this recipe with your friends and family. Plus, subscribe to our blog for more awesome recipes.

baked salmon with maple glaze

Recipe by MamaCourse: DinnerCuisine: FusionDifficulty: Easy

Baked Salmon with Maple Glaze a yummy dish that combines tasty fish with a sweet and tangy sauce. It's easy to make (under 30 minutes) healthy because it is based on Salmon and will make your dinner extra special and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets

  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

  • Fresh parsley, chopped

  • Lemon wedges

Directions

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the salmon and season with salt and black pepper.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, minced garlic, and grated ginger.
  • Brush the maple glaze generously over the salmon fillets.
  • Bake the salmon in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork and the glaze caramelizes.
  • Once the salmon is done, garnish it with fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges as I did (it's your choice).

Notes

  • When you pick salmon, try to get fresh, and high-quality Salmon, this helps to make the recipe more delicious and healthy.
  • Be careful not to cook salmon for too long, or it can become dry. Take it out of the oven when it's easy to flake with a fork.

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