I love this recipe for salmon. It's very delicious, and it's also super quick and easy! I always have these ingredients on hand, too. Make sure you use real maple syrup for this one. I also use reduced-sodium soy sauce; it is still plenty salty. I had some extra ginger, minced up for another recipe, so I threw some of that in the marinade and it was great in there. It is also good minus the ginger, though.
You never want to marinate fish for very long; hence the 30-minute marinade time for this recipe. If you leave a marinade on fish for too long, the fish starts to break down.
adapted from Allrecipes
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce*
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
minced fresh ginger, optional
1 pound salmon
1.In a small bowl, mix the maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic, garlic salt, and pepper (and optional ginger).
2.Place salmon in a shallow glass baking dish, and coat with the maple syrup mixture. Cover the dish, and marinate salmon in the refrigerator 30 minutes, turning once.
3.Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
4.Place the baking dish in the preheated oven, and bake salmon uncovered 20 minutes, or until easily flaked with a fork.
*Look for gluten-free soy sauce if needed.
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