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Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

  • Fish
  • One Pot/Pan

Fancy yet simple!

  • Serves 2
  • Easy



This is the Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon you will ever try as it is packed full of so many amazing flavors! Plus it can be on the table in less than 15 minutes and is kid friendly!

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

Looking for other Maple Syrup recipes? Then your sure to love my Pork Chops with Maple Syrup and Apples.

I really enjoyed creating this Maple Soy Glazed Salmon recipe.

Salmon is such a great type of fish to work with. And I highly recommenced using a fresh fillet for this recipe vs frozen.

Not only is it easy and quick to make, even my toddler loves this recipe and will eat the salmon and the salad all in one sitting!

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

Fresh is best when it comes to this type of fish. I have made this classic recipe, many times in our kitchen. 

However this is the first time I used Maple Lifestyle Maple Syrup in it.

And it turned out beautifully and tasted even better than I remember. This syrup really amped up the flavor! 

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

You can grill it also outside on the BBQ if desired!

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon


You can use real honey instead if desired.

This is one of those recipes, that you will want to serve to your guests.

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

Because you will have them thinking that they have just been dining at some kind of fine dining restaurant.

And will be the talk of the town, I promise! 


It is simple as 1, 2, 3


1 – mix the marinade 2 –  marinate the salmon & 3 – saute the salmon!

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon


Cooked to perfection in a cast iron skillet, in under 15 minutes! 

marinading the maple soy glazed salmon

We used some wild BC caught salmon for this dish that we found at our local fish monger.

And boy oh boy, did we enjoy!

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

This has now become a family favorite and will be made often in this house.

I was given some maple syrup to try recently from a company called Maple Lifestyle.

So I chose their dark maple syrup to highlight the salmon with. And it went beautiful with the salmon, soy, garlic marinade.

Maple Lifestyle Maple Syrups

You can buy the Dark Maple Syrup that I used right from their website! Or you can find a link to it in the recipe card below, where their bourbon variety is sold on Amazon.

So simple, yet so impressive that you could serve this to a crowd and call it fine dining. 

I like to serve this maple soy glazed salmon over a bed of salad blend. And will make a dressing for the salad.

To make a basic dressing for the salad:

  • You will simply want to add 1/4 cup of olive oil to a small bowl. Then add 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar, 2 tbsp of maple syrup and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Then mix till blended and pour over your salad and top with the salmon!

Dinner is done!

This can also be served with rice if desired or along side some asparagus or any other type of green vegetables you like. 


Be sure to try these tasty recipes below!


  1. Pork Chops with maple syrup and apples
  2. Canadian Maple Butter
  3. Instant Pot Honey Glazed Carrots

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Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

Best Soy Maple Grilled Salmon

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Simple yet fancy!


  • 1 tsp butter
  • 5 oz salmon fillet
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • pinch of powdered ginger
  • pinch of salt and pepper to taste


  1. Start by adding all the marinade ingredients into a shallow bowl.
  2. Whisky the ingredients all together before placing the fresh salmon into the bowl, flip the salmon and place in the fridge covered to marinade for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat a cast iron skillet up to medium heat and add the butter.
  4. Place the salmon into the skillet and sear on one side for 2 minutes.
  5. Before pouring over half the marinade.
  6. Sear another 2 minutes and flip over gently.
  7. Pour the remaining marinade over the salmon and sear the salmon for another 3-4 minutes till cooked.
  8. Serve over a bed of mixed salad greens!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 292Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 986mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 26gProtein: 17g

These calculations are based off Nutritionix

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