Cardamom Maple Salmon


This cardamon maple salmon recipe has the flavors of India with a maple twist. The flavor is exceptional, delicious, and unique. Orange zest may be added for an extra flavor twist.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 1 (2 pound) salmon fillet, cut into 3-inch pieces


  1. Stir salt, paprika, cardamom, coriander, and black pepper together in a bowl. Add oil and maple syrup; stir until evenly combined.

  2. Preheat a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat.

  3. Dredge salmon pieces through maple syrup mixture until evenly coated on all sides.

  4. Cook salmon in the preheated pan until fish flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes per side.


Be careful not to use too high of a temperature or the paprika-maple mixture will burn.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the maple syrup mixture ingredients. The actual amount of the maple syrup mixture consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

345 Calories
24g Fat
5g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 345
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 654mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 482mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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