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Salmon with Maple Syrup and Toasted Almonds

"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

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 tablespoons sugar mixture)


  • 6 none (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • none 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


Preheat oven to 425°.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 396none
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fat: 19.4g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 6.9g
  • Protein: 34.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 19.1g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 435mg
  • Calcium: 46mg

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Salmon with Maple Syrup and Toasted Almonds Recipe