Baked Salmon Fillets with Delicious Maple Syrup Marinade
This sweet and salty marinade is appealing to almost all taste buds. Add it to salmon and your guests will be begging for the recipe. Serve with asparagus and quinoa, or salad.
Prep time: 25 minutes
Bake time: 450° F for 6-25 minutes depending on size of filets
|Pure maple syrup||1 Cup|
|Soy sauce||1/2 Cup|
|Garlic||2 cloves, crushed|
|Ground black pepper||1/8 teaspoon|
|Sea salt||1/8 teaspoon|
|Jalapeno peppers||Sliced, to taste|
|Pineapples||1/4 Cup, diced|
- In a small bowl, mix maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic, and salt & pepper.
- Place individual salmon fillets on tin foil. Mold tin foil into a bowl-shape around fillets and cover fillets with marinade. Add jalapeno peppers and pineapples to top of salmon. Marinate the salmon in the refrigerator for 20 minutes, turning once.
- Preheat oven to 450° F.
- Place tin foiled fillets on a baking pan in the preheated oven. Add extra jalapenos and pineapples, if desired. Bake for 4-6 minutes for each .5 inch of thickness of the fillets. Bake salmon, uncovered, for correct amount of time, or until fillets are tender and flaky with a fork.