Cooking at Home - Smoky Mustard-Maple Salmon

PROMO Food - Cooking Home Kitchen Breakfast People - iStock - monkeybusinessimages
Published Sunday, July 26, 2020

2020-07-29_pict_recipe_smoky_mustard-maple_salmon_-_usda.jpg

PICT RECIPE smoky mustard-maple salmon - USDA
Smoky mustard-maple salmon. Courtesy USDA

  • Makes: 4 Servings

It doesn't get much easier -- or more delicious -- than this ultra-fast salmon. The sweetness of the maple balances the tangy mustard; smoked paprika or ground chipotle adds another layer of flavor. When you buy your salmon, ask at the fish counter to have the salmon cut into four 4-ounce fillets with the skin removed.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons whole-grain or Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika or ground chipotle pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 4-oz skinless, center-cut, wild-caught salmon fillets

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray. 
  3. Combine mustard, maple syrup, paprika (or chipotle), pepper, and salt in a small bowl. 
  4. Place salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. 
  5. Spread the mustard mixture evenly on the salmon. 
  6. Roast until just cooked through (approx. 8-12 minutes).

Quick Tips:

  • Smoked paprika is made from smoke-dried, red peppers and adds earthy, smoky flavor. It can be used in many types of savory dishes. Look for different types of paprika at large supermarkets or online.
  • Wild-caught salmon from the Pacific (Alaska and Washington) are more sustainably fished and have a larger, more stable population.

Source: EatingWell Magazine

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 serving 

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

148

Total Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

53 mg

Sodium

276 mg

Carbohydrates

4 g

Dietary Fiber

0 g

Total Sugars

3 g

Added Sugars included

3 g

Protein

23 g

Vitamin D

13 mcg

Calcium

18 mg

Iron

1 mg

Potassium

434 mg

KiowaCountyPress.net may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.