Easy Maple Sesame Salmon Recipe

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Grace Riley Modified: March 28, 2022
Easy Maple Sesame Salmon Recipe

How To Make Easy Maple Sesame Salmon

Sink your teeth into this flaky sesame salmon, made sweeter with maple and tossed in crispy sesame seeds, for a richer and tastier meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4salmon filets,(about 2 lbs), skin removed
  • cuppure maple syrup
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tbspsesame oil
  • 2tspgarlic,minced
  • cupsesame seeds
  • scallion,chopped, optional for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place the salmon fillets in a large zipped-top bag.

  2. Whisk the maple syrup, soy sauce, sesame oil, and garlic together in a medium bowl. Pour over the salmon fillets, coating them thoroughly.

  3. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or up to 8 to 9 hours.

  4. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or a silicone baking mat. Set aside.

  5. Line the marinated salmon fillets on the baking sheet, then top each with 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds.

  6. Bake the salmon for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the thickness.

  7. Pour the used marinade into a small saucepan or skillet. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low-medium and allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool and thicken.

  8. Remove the cooked salmon from the oven.

  9. Garnish with a little chopped scallion, serve with thickened maple glaze, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1027.13kcal
  • Fat: 65.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.89g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 20.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.27g
  • Fiber: 1.51g
  • Sugar: 15.95g
  • Protein: 83.74g
  • Cholesterol: 217.80mg
  • Sodium: 677.79mg
  • Calcium: 184.59mg
  • Potassium: 1589.70mg
  • Iron: 3.26mg
  • Vitamin C: 15.88mg
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