Maple-Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Blogger Paula Jones from Bell'alimento gives us an easy weeknight salmon recipe.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
salmon fillet (2 lb), cut into 6 serving pieces
Salt and pepper
1/4
cup real maple syrup
1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
Thinly sliced green onions, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Place salmon, skin side down, on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir syrup, vinegar and garlic with whisk. Brush half of the glaze over salmon.
  • 3 Bake 10 minutes. Brush with remaining glaze. Bake 5 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork. Garnish with onions.

Expert Tips

Honey can be substituted for the maple syrup.

For a thicker glaze and more intense flavor, heat syrup mixture in a small saucepan over medium heat for a few minutes before brushing over the salmon.