Maple Grilled Salmon

Oxmoor House
Salmon is an excellent source of high-quality protein as well as omega-3 fatty acids that are essential for brain development and heart health.
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 1/2 teaspoons sauce)

Ingredients

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3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (1 inch thick)
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add fish. Seal bag, and marinate in refrigerator 3 hours.

2. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

3. Remove fish from marinade, reserving marinade. Pour marinade into a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons (about 3 minutes).

4. Place fish on grill rack or pan coated with cooking spray; grill 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove fish from grill; sprinkle evenly with salt. Serve fish with sauce.

 

Young Chefs can:

Hold zip-top plastic bag while liquid ingredients are added

Sprinkle fish with salt

 

Older Chefs can:

Squeeze orange for juice

Help measure liquid ingredients

Created date

August 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 317
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 13.3 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 5.8 g
Polyfat 3.2 g
Protein 36.2 g
Carbohydrate 10.9 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 87 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 227 mg
Calcium 31 mg