Caramelized Maple-and-Garlic-Glazed Salmon

Caramelized Maple-and-Garlic-Glazed Salmon Recipe
Photo: Luca Trovato; Styling: Dani Fisher
Maple syrup isn't just for pancakes. When brushed on salmon and broiled, maple syrup delivers a succulent flavor for Caramelized Maple-and-Garlic-Glazed Salmon.


Makes 8 servings
Total time: 20 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


8 (2-inch-thick) salmon fillets (about 2 1/2 lb.)
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup maple syrup, divided
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


1. Preheat broiler with oven rack 5 1/2 inches from heat. Sprinkle salmon with salt and garlic powder.

2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add salmon, skin side up; cook 2 minutes. Place salmon, skin side down, on a lightly greased rack in a broiler pan; brush with half of syrup.

3. Broil salmon 5 to 7 minutes or until fish is cooked to desired degree of doneness and syrup caramelizes. Brush with remaining syrup; sprinkle with chives.

Julie Benson, Louisville, Kentucky,

Southern Living

December 2011
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