Grilled Maple Salmon Recipe

Grilled Maple Salmon Recipe

How To Make Grilled Maple Salmon

Six simple ingredients and you have a restaurant-worthy dish in this grilled maple salmon recipe. The fish is juicy, perfectly flaky, and tasty.

Preparation: 50 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 58 minutes



  • cupreal maple syrup
  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • 1tbspsesame oil
  • 2clovesgarlic,pressed or finely chopped
  • ½tspblack pepper,freshly ground
  • 2lbssalmon fillet,cut in 6 (1-inch thick) portions
  • ¼cupgreen onion,finely chopped for garnish


  1. Stir together maple syrup, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic cloves, and pepper.

  2. In a large zip-loc bag, combine salmon fillets with marinade and toss to combine. Seal the bag, removing excess air. Marinate in the refrigerator 45 minutes. Flipping the bag over halfway. Preheat Grill to medium/high heat.

  3. Remove salmon to a platter, reserving marinade. Oil the grates (dip a paper towel in oil and use tongs and an oven mitt for safety).

  4. Grill salmon skin-side-down over medium/high heat according to the chart below (this salmon took about 4 min per side). Carefully flip salmon over and continue grilling until salmon is flaky.

  5. Transfer reserved marinade to a small sauce pan and boil it down over high heat whisking constantly for 3 to 4 minutes, or until starting to thicken. Brush grilled salmon with soy-maple glaze and serve garnished with green onion if desired.


  • Calories: 389.09kcal
  • Fat: 22.65g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.05g
  • Fiber: 0.28g
  • Sugar: 10.73g
  • Protein: 31.91g
  • Cholesterol: 83.16mg
  • Sodium: 675.82mg
  • Calcium: 40.84mg
  • Potassium: 650.89mg
  • Iron: 0.79mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.99mg
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