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Salmon with Maple-Lemon Glaze

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
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4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

Fresh: Finish the fish under the broiler to caramelize the glaze into a tasty browned crust. Serve with roasted potato wedges and peas.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 287
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • monofat 6.7 g
  • polyfat 3.6 g
  • protein 31 g
  • carbohydrate 7.5 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 80 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 363 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add fish to bag; seal. Refrigerate 10 minutes, turning bag once.

  3. Remove fish from bag, reserving marinade. Place marinade in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute.

  4. Heat a large ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish evenly with salt and pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes. Turn fish over. Brush marinade evenly over fish. Broil 3 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

Cook's Notes

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