Maple Baked Salmon comes together quickly and is a nice combo of sweet and savory. Pair with brown rice or couscous with some veggies. This dish could not be any easier. Throw everything in one pan, stick it in the oven, and in about an hour you have dinner!

This easy recipe is high in protein, dairy free, nut free and anti-inflammatory. It is also diabetes friendly, heart healthy, low sodium, and PCOS friendly.  Give this mouth-watering recipe a try any night of the week since is it so quick and easy and family-friendly.

Maple Baked Salmon

Photo by Klara Knezevic

For more diabetes friendly recipes, did you know that we have a dietitian-approved cookbook?  Take a look at our Cooking with Diabetes Cookbook.

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Maple Baked Salmon

This dish could not be any easier. Throw everything in one pan, stick it in the oven, and in about an hour you have dinner!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dinner, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy, High protein, Lean protein
Condition: Dairy Free, Diabetes, Heart Health, Low Sodium, Nut Free, PCOS
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp garlic
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Combine syrup, soy sauce, garlic, garlic salt, and black pepper in a freezer bag.
  • Add salmon to freezer bag and let marinade for 30 minutes.
  • Place salmon on sheet pan and bake for 20 minutes uncovered.
  • Serve with veggies and starch of choice.

Notes

This recipe can be made gluten-free by using Tamari, or another gluten-free soy sauce. 

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 615mg | Fiber: 1g

If you liked our maple baked salmon recipe, you will probably like our other salmon recipes. For more of our favorite salmon recipes, take a look at these:

Salmon Avocado Wraps

Salmon with Walnut Pesto

Sweet Chili and Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

 

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.

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