Last Updated on August 30, 2020 by Rebecca Huff
Maple glazed powerhouse salmon is one of my favorite ways to eat salmon. Something about the combination of the sweetness of maple syrup and saltiness of tamari (or soy sauce) just works so well. Plus, my powerhouse spice combination of turmeric, black pepper, garlic and ginger not only imparts a fantastic flavor but it boosts the nutritional value of this dish.
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Dinner guests always rave about my Maple Glazed Powerhouse Salmon Recipe. Pairs well with asparagus and other green veggies such as spinach, arugula, and chard. Try serving it with a cup of warm green tea for even more health benefits. In these photos, I'm drinking Mao Feng Shui Green Tea.
Maple Glazed Powerhouse Salmon Recipe can be prepared in any dish that is oven safe, but I like the way it cooks up in my iron skillet! The glaze almost caramelizes in the bottom of the pan. My skillets are handed down from my Pa, but you can get good pre-seasoned Lodge iron skillets on Amazon, and I have added it to the TOM store for your convenience. Another option is Xtrema Ceramic Cookware, I have several pots, and I'm hoping to add a skillet to my collection!
Before you add your salmon to your skillet, just lightly coat it with a quick spritz of oil or else use a basting brush to add a bit of avocado or coconut oil to your pan. Put your salmon in the skillet skin side down if you have a filet; if you are using a steak use just a bit extra oil. Don't add all the marinade to the pan but a little will help add flavor as it is cooking.
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Maple Glazed Powerhouse Salmon Recipe
- 1/2 cup tamari or soy sauce whichever you prefer
- 1/2 cup pure maple syrup or a few drops of maple extract, a drop or two of stevia and 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp ginger powder or a small knob of fresh ginger
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil
- 4 salmon filets or salmon steaks about 20-24 ounces of wild-caught salmon
- Mix all of the ingredients and pour over salmon in a container with a lid. Let the salmon marinate in the fridge for 1 hour or up to overnight.
- Brush skillet with a very light coating of oil and add salmon to the pan.
- Bake in the skillet at 450 for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily
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