Maple Glazed Salmon


  • 4 4-5 oz fresh or frozen skinless salmon fillets
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or maple flavor syrup
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • salt and black pepper – to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


  • Thaw fish, if it’s frozen.
  • Preheat broiler
  • For Glaze: In a small saucepan, combine maple syrup and orange juice and cook uncovered for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Season fish with salt and pepper.
  • Place fish on greased broiler pan and broil 3-4 inches from heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove and brush 2 tablespoons of glaze all over salmon.
  • Turn salmon and broil about 5 more minutes or until salmon flakes when tested with a fork.
  • Stir pecans into saucepan with remaining glaze and cook over high heat for about 5 minutes or until glaze reaches the consistency of syrup.
  • Plate salmon and top it with pecan maple glaze
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