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Maple Baked Salmon Recipe

Maple Baked Salmon Recipe

This recipe is special because it comes from my mom, both my children like it and it's easy to prepare. I serve this recipe with rice and broccoli. The sauce tastes great on the rice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons sliced almonds, toasted, optional

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place salmon fillets in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, syrup, soy sauce, mustard and pepper. Pour over salmon.
  • 2. Cover and bake 10 minutes. Uncover and bake 8-10 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork. Sprinkle with almonds if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 349 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.