Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

maple brown sugar salmon

I had memories growing up of when my Mom would make salmon and all I could smell was this stinky fish permeating throughout the house.  I wouldn’t go near it.  If it tasted anything like it smelled I was running in the other direction.

All this changed one day last summer when my friend Nancy convinced me I would like it.

Man was she ever right!

All she did was wrap the salmon in foil, added a little butter, honey and brown sugar and it was beyond delicious.

The salmon wasn’t drenched in anything, it wasn’t fishy like I thought it would be.  It was so tender and mild it had become my new favorite food.  I would eat it daily if I could.

This recipe has melted butter, a little brown sugar, maple syrup and a dash of Tamari (soy sauce) to bring out the salmons delicious flavor.   It’s ready in under 15 minutes and makes the PERFECT weeknight meal.

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It Pays to Live Green has a nice article explaining why wild caught salmon is hands a better choice than farm raised salmon.

Please take a moment to read this.  It’s imperative we are educated in what farm raised fish is doing to our health.  Yes it is cheaper, but far more toxic!

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Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes

Serving Size: 2 servings (using 4 oz wild caught salmon filets)

Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Fish is one of the easiest go to weeknight dinner ideas because of it's simplicity. No complicated recipe here, just great salmon.

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 Tablespoon real maple syrup
1/2 Tablespoon Tamari sauce

Instructions

    FOR THE FISH:
  1. Preheat the broiler to 500
  2. Place the salmon in an oven proof dish (cast iron works best) and brush it with a little olive oil, salt and pepper
  3. Broil it for 10-12 min or until the fish flakes easily with a fork
  4. FOR THE SAUCE:
  5. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat
  6. Add the sugar, syrup and Tamari sauce
  7. Let cool
  8. Brush over the salmon

Notes

All nutrition information is approximate: Calories 227; Fat 13.5 gr; Cholesterol 86 mg; Sodium 486 mg; Carbs 3.6 gr; Fiber 0 gr; Sugar 3 gr; Protein 23.6 gr

http://www.happilyunprocessed.com/2014/03/27/maple-brown-sugar-glazed-salmon/

Recipe SourceHappilyUnprocessed.com
I use all organic ingredients whenever possible, and hope you do too! 🙂

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Comments

  1. Looks amazing, do you cover any great drinks that you recommend?

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