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Easy Maple Baked Salmon

This Maple Baked Salmon is incredibly simple to prepare, yet is as delicious as it sounds

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon, easy, mustard
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
marinating time (optional) 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup maple syrup any grade, as long as it is real maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup grainy mustard
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic (or add an extra tblsp for more punch)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 4-6 oz salmon fillets


  1. Season salmon fillets generously with salt and pepper.

  2. Stir together maple syrup, grainy mustard, and minced garlic

  3. Pour over salmon in greased 9x13 dish

  4. Marinate for a couple hours - overnight (optional---you will have a better flavor if you marinate, but it's not the end of the world to skip)

  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F

  6. Bake salmon for 20-25 minutes, until tender and flaky. Times may vary depending on thickness of fillet