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Baked Salmon with Maple Glaze – Easy Dinner Recipe

Baked salmon with maple glaze is a great way to make delicious salmon!  I love this fish and we eat it weekly so I am always looking for new ways to cook it.

The dish gets a flavor boost from oregano, garlic, white wine, balsamic vinegar and maple syrup.

Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and a great source of protein. Let’s find out how to cook it with a maple glaze.

Baked Salmon with Maple Balsamic Glaze

Baked salmon with maple glaze

The recipe is easy to do and will be on your table in about 1/2 hour.  Great for a busy week night.

Salmon is such a versatile fish to work with.  It is delicious, very good for you and so easy to prepare. 

It is one of my favorite fishes and still relatively inexpensive at the grocery store.  I buy mine when it fish section has a sale on it. 

Ingredients for the salmon

The recipe calls for salmon fillets, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper and fresh oregano.seasoned salmon fillets

Season the fillets with kosher salt and cracked black pepper and set aside.balsamic glaze

Cook the garlic in a little bit of olive oil over medium heat and add the other ingredients.  Cook for a while until the glaze reduces.reduced glaze

Ready to pour on the salmon fillets.glaze over fillets

Brush the fillets with the glaze and cook in a preheated 400 º F oven for about 15 minutes until done.

Fiuished Salmon fillets

Take out and discard the skin.  Spoon over any remaining glaze.  Serve with a tossed salad and stuffed baked potato for an easy week night dish.

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Yield: 4 servings

Baked Salmon with Maple Balsamic Glaze

Baked Salmon with Maple Balsamic Glaze

Dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar combined with maple syrup gives this baked salmon recipe a delicious topping.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 16 oz salmon fillets -
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine such as Chardonnay
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Kosher salt and crack black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 º F (200 º C).
  2. Line a casserole dish with aluminum foil, and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  4. Spray a small saucepan with Pam cooking spray. Cook the garlic over medium heat until soft, about 3 minutes.
  5. Mix in the white wine, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, mustard, and salt and pepper.
  6. Simmer, uncovered, for about 3 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
  7. Arrange the salmon fillets on foil-lined casserole dish.
  8. Brush them with the balsamic glaze, and sprinkle with fresh oregano.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 14 minutes, or until flesh flakes easily with a fork.
  10. Brush fillets with the glaze that has settled in the casserole dish, and season again with salt and pepper.
  11. Transfer the fillets to serving platter, leaving the skin behind on the foil.
  12. serve with a Baked potato and tossed salad.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 314Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 323mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 26g

Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.

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