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Maple Salmon with Mushroom Couscous

Reports Trisha Kruse of Boise, Idaho, This tantalizing glaze was inspired by a chicken dish I enjoyed in Vermont. I decided to try it with salmon...and it's just as good!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked couscous

Directions

  • Line a small baking pan with foil; coat the foil with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine the syrup, soy sauce and garlic. Place fillets skin side down on prepared pan. Brush half of the syrup mixture over salmon. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 7 minutes. Brush with remaining syrup mixture. Broil 6-8 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring the broth, mushrooms and pepper to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5-6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Return to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Serve with salmon.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 421 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 1017mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein.

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  • dancingfool
    Dec 6, 2014

    Recipe is a 3-1/2 star. It was good and easy but too much pepper in couscous.

  • tbonanno16
    Jul 22, 2014

    Just what I was looking for to make a gorgeous piece of fresh wild salmon head over the top!!!

  • deboraha
    Feb 7, 2011

    Delicious and easy to prepare. A family favorite.