Maple Grilled Salmon

Maple Grilled Salmon Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
The sweet-sour marinade is cooked down to a syrupy glaze that's brushed on the salmon as it cooks. The citrus and maple flavors would also be tasty with pork. Garnish fillets with orange slices, if desired.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 270
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fat 10.6 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 4.6 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 31.1 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 216 mg
Calcium 27 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skinned
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

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

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

3. Remove fish from bag, reserving the marinade. Pour marinade into a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons (about 5 minutes).

4. Place fish on grill rack or pan coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness, basting occasionally with marinade. Remove fish from grill; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Note:

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James Peterson,

Cooking Light

July 2008
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