Salmon with Maple Syrup and Toasted Almonds

Salmon with Maple Syrup and Toasted Almonds Photo: Karry Hosford


  • 6 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons sliced almonds, toasted


Preheat oven to 425°.

Place fillets in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine sugar, syrup, soy sauce, mustard, and black pepper; pour sugar mixture over fillets. Cover with foil; bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle the fillets with almonds. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with sugar mixture.

    "While we were visiting my brother's family, my husband threw this salmon dish together from what was in the kitchen. The dish was such a huge hit even our finicky teenagers were heading back for seconds." --CL Reader
  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 tablespoons sugar mixture)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 396
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 44%
Fat per serving: 19.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 3.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 7.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 6.9g
Protein per serving: 34.7g
Carbohydrate per serving: 19.1g
Fiber per serving: 0.3g
Cholesterol per serving: 100mg
Iron per serving: 1.2mg
Sodium per serving: 435mg
Calcium per serving: 46mg