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Maple Baked Salmon

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

This maple salmon 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. —Danielle Rothe, Greenville, New York
Maple Baked Salmon Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 349 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 453mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.

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