Maple-Glazed Salmon

"Salmon is my number one favorite "meat" so I'm always looking for a variety of ways to cook it. Here is another of several ways I like to prepare it. (I only make this with REAL maple syrup, so can't vouch for the results if you substitute.)"
 
Maple-Glazed Salmon created by Food.com
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  • In a small bowl whisk together the syrup through cornstarch solution until smooth.
  • Place the fillets skin-side-down in a shallow baking pan.
  • Pour the syrup mixture over the salmon.
  • Bake about 15-18 minutes at 450°F until the fish flakes easily; baste with glaze halfway through cooking.
  • Sprinkle with scallion and almonds before serving.
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  1. Barbara F.
    This was easy and good — but my “glaze” burned on the pan pretty quickly — even at 425, not 450 degrees. I added more halfway through, but next time I would use a little more cornstarch (thickener). Or maybe marinate in the sauce for a little while. Good flavor. Kathleen said she used less garlic, but I didn’t see any garlic in the recipe?!
     
  2. whtbxrmom
    Great way to make salmon. I was afraid it would be too sweet with the maple. But, the flavor combination was just right. We were so hungry that we forgot to top it with the scallions and almonds, but it was still delicious. I'll try to remember them next time!
     
  3. Kathleen L.
    Have made this a few times and is now one of my favorite ways to have salmon! Thank you! Adding to this: I like less garlic, just the 1/4 tsp., and lots of ginger and a few drops of sesame oil. Still a FAVORITE!
     
  4. Susan C.
    I’ve been looking for a maple glazed salmon recipe after enjoying some at a local restaurant. This was easy to put together and really tasty. I love how the glaze thickened on the pan while the salmon was cooking, and really adhered to the salmon when basted.
     
  5. WilmaF
    Has anyone tried ground ginger (dry)?
     
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