Maple Salmon

READY IN: 2hrs 24mins
Recipe by Jacques Lorrain

Serve wilted spinach, roasted new potatoes and a glass of stout or full bodied Chardonnay, like Cave Spring or Penfold's Koonunga Hill.

Top Review by Fredrick

I'm a 35-year-old bachelor with limited cooking experience, and even I can cook this dish! It's a terrific, very easy salmon recipe, even without the sesame seeds -- I have always left out the sesame seeds only because I never have any in the house. The longer you marinate the salmon, the better it tastes. I have marinated it for as little as an hour and as long as 24 hours and it always tastes great, but longer is better. I highly recommend this recipe. Enjoy!


  1. Marinate the 2 salmon fillets in mixture of 1/3 cup maple syrup and 1/4 cup of soy sauce for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Remove from refrigerator, spoon out marinade into a saucepan and reduce over medium-low heat until you're left with about half the original volume (about 10 minutes).
  3. Broil the fillets in a lightly oiled pan for about four minutes, skin side up.
  4. Flip the fillets over and brush the flesh side liberally with the reduced marinade.
  5. Sprinkle sesame seeds over top and broil for another 4 minutes or until the surface is caramelized and the salmon is no longer translucent in the centre.

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