A fabulous sweet and salty glaze is basted on salmon as it grills on cedar planks. The quick and easy glaze can be used on chicken and pork as well. Good quality, grade B, pure maple syrup makes all the difference.

Alli

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 side of salmon
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Soak the cedar plank in water for 2 hours.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil grate. Place the cedar plank across the grate of the grill as it preheats.

  • Season the salmon fillet with salt and pepper, and place onto the hot cedar plank skin-side down. Close the lid on the grill, and whisk together the maple syrup, soy sauce, butter, lime juice, and lime zest. Baste the salmon with the glaze, and continue cooking until the salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes total. Serve the salmon garnished with chopped fresh chives and lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

380 calories; protein 33.2g 67% DV; carbohydrates 11.3g 4% DV; fat 22.2g 34% DV; cholesterol 103.2mg 34% DV; sodium 739.8mg 30% DV. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2008
I am a huge fan of Grilled Salmon and have tried two previous maple-soy glazes. This one is the WINNER! It was just the right balance of salty and sweet. I cut the pepper down just a bit (I have small children) and I actually mixed up the glaze and cooked it on the stove in a saucepan and added a bit of cornstarch to thicken it up. I cooked the salmon on the grill without cedar planks but on foil and when it was 90% done I brushed the glaze on reserving some for rice and veggies. (I doubled the glaze recipe). It was terrific. I had a maple soy glaze recipe from Bon Appetite that I had tried but this one is going to be replacing it. Thanks. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
09/27/2008
Nice combination of flavors but I didn't think this added a whole lot of flavor to the fish. Perhaps if the salmon were marinated in it for a few hours it would hold more taste. There is a recipe on here for a salmon marinade with brown sugar and soy sauce that we LOVE - I just didn't have time to let the fish soak so I opted for a glaze thinking it would work almost as well. I was wrong. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 51
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2008
I am a huge fan of Grilled Salmon and have tried two previous maple-soy glazes. This one is the WINNER! It was just the right balance of salty and sweet. I cut the pepper down just a bit (I have small children) and I actually mixed up the glaze and cooked it on the stove in a saucepan and added a bit of cornstarch to thicken it up. I cooked the salmon on the grill without cedar planks but on foil and when it was 90% done I brushed the glaze on reserving some for rice and veggies. (I doubled the glaze recipe). It was terrific. I had a maple soy glaze recipe from Bon Appetite that I had tried but this one is going to be replacing it. Thanks. Read More
(62)
Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2009
This was excellent! I made a few adjustments to bring more flavor to the salmon and to cook inside rather than out. I used double couarsely ground salt and pepper and heavily rubbed the top of the salmon. I also put 1 tsp of ginger and garlic in the glaze mixture. I then lightly pan-seared the salmon in olive oil on one side placed the fillets in the oven on broil and basted with the glaze about 4 times for 10 minutes (I prefer my salmon more well done than not). It was easy and quick to make and my guests loved it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2008
verry good I added some ginger and fresh garlic and glazed frequently under a broil and it was the best salmon I had ever had! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/11/2011
Amazing! For 2 people chose to broil @ 450 instead. Used 1.25 lbs salmon fillet & cut in 1/2. Skinned it & rubbed salt & pepper on both sides. Seared all sides on stovetop in olive oil. Dbl the glaze amt (used 6 svg measurements) cooked on stove & added cornstarch to thicken. Broiled salmon on broiler pan for 8 min taking it out every 2 min to baste generously with glaze. Served with brown rice & mixed veggies & extra glaze. YUMMY!!!!! Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/20/2010
I was surprised how good this turned out I love the salty and sweet combo. Everyone had a second helping of this. Only change I made was that I added minced garlic after reading some of the reviews. I also served the spinach alfredo rice recipe as a side dish from this website fantastic!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/13/2009
I've tried quite a few salmon glaze/marinade type recipes from this website and without a doubt this is the BEST one out there! (I even tried a recipe that had 1300 reviews with 5 stars and it couldn't touch this one). This recipe also makes a great presentation better than the photo shown. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2011
Loved it! Went exactly by recipe except forgot about chives & lemon - nobody was the wiser. This will be our standard for grilling salmon from now on! Thanks!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/20/2010
Excellent recipe. Salmon was tasty and very moist. I added some garlic to the glaze and the salmon took a little longer than 10 min. I will make this again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/16/2010
excellent with a little garlic and lemon instead of lime.....mmmmmmm good Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
09/27/2008
Nice combination of flavors but I didn't think this added a whole lot of flavor to the fish. Perhaps if the salmon were marinated in it for a few hours it would hold more taste. There is a recipe on here for a salmon marinade with brown sugar and soy sauce that we LOVE - I just didn't have time to let the fish soak so I opted for a glaze thinking it would work almost as well. I was wrong. Read More
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