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Maple Glazed Salmon

Maple Glazed Salmon

Course Fish, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword glazed-salmon-recipes, maple-glazed-salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Marinade time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 6 oz skinless salmon fillets
  • ½ cup pure Maple Syrup
  • 6 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp teriyaki sauce
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp grated and peeled ginger root
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes or freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 medium green onions thinly sliced on bias
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • cooked white rice and snow peas for serving


  • Place salmon fillets in a gallon size zip top storage bag or non reactive dish.
  • In a medium size bowl whisk together maple syrup, brown sugar, teriyaki, lime juice, ginger, red pepper flakes and minced garlic. Pour over salmon. Seal bag and chill for 1 ½ hours turning occasionally.
  • To prepare: Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Coat skillet liberally with cooking spray. (Start on medium heat and increase if needed, being careful not to burn glaze)
  • Add fillets to pan cooking for 3-4 minutes per side or until salmon easily flakes with fork. Add marinade to pan after first turn. Spoon glaze over fillets while cooking.
  • Serve immediately with rice and snow peas or asparagus drizzled with glaze.
  • Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds. May serve excess glaze on the side.