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Maple-glazed salmon

What are two of the most Canadian foods ever? Salmon and maple syrup — correct. So why not put them together? Oh wait, we just did. A simple, maple-based glaze brings out the best in salmon, adding a bit of personality to this wonderful fish.

Maple glazed salmon

Maple-glazed salmon

Serving size 6


Optional: 1 clove of garlic or 2 tablespoons of lemon juice for additional flavour.
  • 2 pounds of salmon fillet, skinned
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2–5 tablespoons grainy mustard (per preference)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

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  1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients except the salmon.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and lay out the salmon fillets.
  3. Spoon the glaze, and spread it atop the fish.
  4. Bake at 425 degrees F for 12–15 minutes (the salmon should be easy to flake with a fork), or grill for about 4 minutes on each side. Serve and enjoy!

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