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Healthy Maple Glazed Salmon Recipe

This maple glazed salmon recipe is a delicious dish to make when you’re in a rush. It takes 20 minutes or less and results in a wholesome meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: how to make maple glazed salmon, maple glazed salmon, maple glazed salmon recipe, maple salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 489kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1.5 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp traditional Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp black ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 20 oz boneless salmon 4 fillets
  • 1 tsp all-purpose flour
  • 8 oz broccoli cut into florets
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 3 cups cooked medium-grain rice

Instructions

  • Boil broccoli: Bring a pot of water to a boil and add 8 oz broccoli to cook for 2 minutes. Drain the water.
  • Cook broccoli with butter and garlic: Heat a clean skillet and melt 1 tbsp unsalted butter. Add 1 tsp garlic and when it’s fragrant, add the broccoli to cook for 2 minutes then remove from heat.
  • Mix the sauce: Combine 2 1/2 tbsp maple syrup, 1.5 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp orange juice, 1 tsp lemon juice, 2 tsp traditional Dijon mustard, 1/4 tsp black ground pepper, 1/4 tsp salt in a large bowl.
  • Marinade the fish: Place the fillets in and marinade for 5 minutes. Make sure all of the sides are coated in the marinade.
  • Sear fish with olive oil: Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat and when it’s hot, place the skillets skin-side down and sear for 3 minutes. Flip the fillets and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Reduce the sauce: In that same skillet, add the marinade, 1 tsp all-purpose flour in and reduce on medium-low heat for 2 minutes.
  • Serve and decor: Add cooked rice to a serving plate. Place the broccoli on the side, and the cooked fillet on top. Drizzle the fillet with sauce and sprinkle parsley to decorate.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 558mg | Potassium: 796mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 683IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 3mg