Baking fish gives you a wonderfully moist and delicious texture to the finished dish. This recipe for baked salmon combines the sweetness of maple syrup with the tanginess of a whole grain mustard for a lovely flavor.
Maple and Mustard Baked Salmon
I went shopping today and the salmon was on sale so I bought a big piece. I was planning on baking it as one piece with butter but I bought a new baking dish and it was too big!
This is one of those dishes that takes no time at all, other than the marinating time. You can even marinade the salmon the night before if you wish, and you’ll have a quick and easy week night meal that will please your whole family.
The dish is just delicious. Just the right touch of sweet and tangy and perfect for a light summer main meal. I served it with mushroom stuffed ravioli and a small salad.
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- 16 oz salmon fillets
- 1/3 cup of pure maple syrup
- 1/3 cup grain mustard
- Kosher salt and freshly ground cracked black pepper
- Put salmon pieces in a baking dish and season them with the salt and pepper.
- In a bowl, combine the maple syrup and grain mustard. Pour this mixture over the salmon pieces, cover with plastic wrap and let the salmo marinade in the fridge for about 2 hours.
- Remove the salmon pieces from the marinade and transfer on a baking pan lined with foil. Bake at preheated 400°F oven for 15-20 minutes until cooked as you like your salmon.
- Serve with rice or with your favorite salad.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 317Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 445mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 26g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.