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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 183.1
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.0 mg
  • Sodium: 937.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 18.0 g

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World's Best (and Easiest) Salmon

Submitted by: VRAKLIS
World's Best (and Easiest) Salmon

Introduction

Forget fancy spices--four ingredients are all you need to make this deliciously simple supper. Forget fancy spices--four ingredients are all you need to make this deliciously simple supper.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/4 cup pure maple syrup (NOT pancake syrup!) or honey
    1/4 cup soy sauce
    2-3 cloves minced garlic
    12 ounces fresh or thawed salmon

Tips

I usually go for the more complicated recipes, assuming that the more ingredients and preparation steps, the better. Not after trying this recipe!


Directions

Combine the first 3 ingredients in a gallon-size ziploc bag, shake it up, and then add the salmon. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for an hour, turning after half an hour. Pour the salmon and the marinade into a baking dish and bake in a 350 degree oven, covered with foil, for 15 minutes. The salmon is done when it flakes easily at the thickest part. Enjoy! Makes (4) 3 ounce servings.






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  • Incredible!
    48 of 48 people found this review helpful
    I had to come back and rate this 5 stars. The recipe was sooo easy and my husband loved it. Thanks again for such a fabulous recipe! Oh, and I added some red pepper flakes for a little kick! - 10/6/09

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  • Very Good
    35 of 35 people found this review helpful
    Had this tonight and it was delicious! I used low-sodium soy sauce, wrapped the fish in a sealed foil packet, and used the juice on reheated, leftover brown rice. Fabulous with fresh broccoli. Thanks for sharing this! - 12/28/10

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  • Very Good
    23 of 25 people found this review helpful
    I used honey instead of maple syrup and low sodium soy. This turned out very good, super easy and I will definately be making this again. - 2/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely Delish! We fixed it with the Maple Syrup and as written. It reminds me of the Bourbon Chicken you get at the malls. I'm going to try it with Chicken and see how it turns out. I've been sarching for a recipe that would mimick the Bourbon Chicken at the mall...this might do it! - 8/13/10

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  • Very Good
    17 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Good recipe. The only issue I had was that prep time showe five minutes and is supposed to marinate one hour. If you didn't read directions first would leave you pressed for time on weeknight. - 3/18/12

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  • Incredible!
    17 of 22 people found this review helpful
    Very Good! I usually do not like salomen. This was great. I finally can eat salomen. - 8/6/09

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  • Very Good
    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
    omg!!! really good, first time cooking salmon and came out great. My picky husband liked it, and he doesn't like trying anything new. Used less of the soy sauce. - 12/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night..loved the flavor! it was a hit... served this with oriental rice and roasted brussel sprouts.. - 9/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    My hubby hates fish, but absolutely loved this salmon!
    Sauce is great over rice - 8/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Awesome - thanks so much. I used honey for this, and you're right - it was soooo easy.

    Thanks so much! :) - 4/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Amazing amazing!! I will never buy the pre-seasoned salmon ever again!! Thank you for posting this! - 8/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is the only salmon I will ever fix again! Next time, I'm going to marinate it in half of the marinade and grill it. I will baste it with the rest of the sauce. We served it with wild rice; perfect compliment! - 1/2/11

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  • 7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I had my doubts when I saw maple syrup as an ingredient, but it was delicious. When my twin 13 year old sons asked for seconds, I knew it was a success!!!!! - 3/1/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 11 people found this review helpful
    love salmon, the trick is to try & please my picky husband... - 10/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    i served it with a sesame soba noodle salad and it got high praise from my fussy husband and my two year old actually ate his salmon tonight instead of leaving it like he usually does when it's plain. a definte keeper. thick fillets took a bit longer than 15 mins though. cheers - 9/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My little brother DOES NOT eat fish and he saw me eating this for lunch. Said it smelled good. I told him it had maple syrup, soy sauce and garlic in it... three things he likes. He actually TRIED the fish and thought it was good. Unbelievable. The recipe so tasty and satiates a sweet tooth too, lol - 5/29/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    5 stars for this recipe! My husband has been enjoying all the recipes I have been trying. - 3/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband really loves this. He would eat it two or three times a week, but then again, he really loves salmon - 4/28/09

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Phenomenal!! I was skeptical considering how quick and easy it was to make not to mention it only uses a few ingredients. Even my somewhat picky husband loved it! - 1/5/11

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Tried this tonight and it came out really well even though I only had about 20 minutes to marinate it. I found it a tad salty for my taste, so I might cut down on the soy sauce next time. - 10/20/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good and easy receipe!!!! my hubby was excited we were having salmon... his fav. I was excited it was so easy!!! Thanks for sharing!!! - 10/6/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was very easy, but the garlic was overwhelming when I served it hot. However, the leftovers were AWESOME cold the next day. This is a keeper. - 7/30/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was one of the best salmon dinners I've had...and so quick and easy! Thanks! - 6/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Amazing recipe!! I follow it exactly as described and it always comes out perfect. Thank you so much for the recipe. - 2/21/10

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  • Bad
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used low-sodium soy sauce and honey. Not sure what went wrong, but while it was cooking the smell was horrible and it tasted horrible. I will not make this again. I was so mad at myself as salmon is extremely expensive here in SA. - 3/6/13

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