Maple Grilled Salmon

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

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 270
  • Calories from fat: 35%
  • Fat: 10.6g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 31.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 216mg
  • Calcium: 27mg

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. 1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add fish. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 3 hours.
  2. 2. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  3. 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. 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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