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Salmon with Maple Syrup and Toasted Almonds

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 tablespoons sugar mixture)
"While we were visiting my brother's family, my husband threw this salmon dish together from what was in the kitchen. The dish was such a huge hit even our finicky teenagers were heading back for seconds." --CL Reader

Ingredients

  • 6 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons sliced almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 396
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 19.4 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 7.1 g
  • polyfat 6.9 g
  • protein 34.7 g
  • carbohydrate 19.1 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 100 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 435 mg
  • calcium 46 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Place fillets in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine sugar, syrup, soy sauce, mustard, and black pepper; pour sugar mixture over fillets. Cover with foil; bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle the fillets with almonds. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with sugar mixture.