Maple Glazed Grilled Salmon

Too hot to turn on the oven? Get some fish on the grill this week! Eat Spin Run Repeat’s Maple Glazed Grilled Salmon is easy to put together, and cooks up in just 10 minutes. Salmon is packed with protein and Omega-3 fatty acids which reduce inflammation, and is a good source of Vitamin D, B12, B6, and magnesium.


under 10 mins
breakfast

Ingredients for servings

    Salmon

  • 2 tablespoons pure Maple Syrup

  • 3 tablespoons dark Balsamic Vinegar

  • 2 fillets raw Salmon about 140g each (the skin-on type should hold up better on the BBQ)

  • to taste Sea Salt

  • to taste Black Pepper

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil

Directions

  • Combine balsamic vinegar and maple syrup in a resealable bag. Seal the salmon fillets in the bag and marinate for at least 10 minutes (or longer, if you have time) while you prepare the grill.

  • Lightly oil the grill, then preheat to medium-high.

  • Transfer the salmon fillets from the bag to a plate, pouring remaining marinade over the filet. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper, then place filets skin-side up on the grill for 2 minutes. Flip the salmon (skin-side down) and grill until cooked, about 6 minutes depending on the thickness of the filet.

  • Serve with brown rice or quinoa, a side salad, or sauteed veggies if desired.

Notes

The key to a perfect crisp is a sparing amount of cooking spray so that extra fat doesn’t absorb into the quesadilla.

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