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Maple and Lemon Salmon with Dried Herbs

Salmon Fillets Coated with Mild and Aromatic Flavors

Dive into the world of simplicity with this salmon fillet recipe, ideal for a family meal during the week or to effortlessly impress your guests. At the heart of this preparation lies our Quebec pride, maple syrup, whose natural sweetness delicately envelops the salmon, creating a harmony of flavors that celebrates both heritage and culinary modernity.

  • Simplicity and Elegance

    • In a world where speed and efficiency are essential, this recipe stands out for its ease of preparation. Whether you're a cooking novice or an experienced chef, Maple Salmon promises a hassle-free experience, allowing you to whip up a restaurant-worthy meal in the comfort of your home.
  • Maple Syrup: The Star Ingredient

    • Maple syrup, this liquid gold, is at the heart of this recipe, bringing a touch of sweetness that pairs wonderfully with the delicacy of the salmon. Using this Quebec treasure not only enriches the dish with authentic flavor, but also celebrates the cultural identity of our beautiful province.
  • A Versatile Meal

    • Perfect for a quiet evening with family or as a centerpiece during a dinner with friends, this maple salmon dish fits any table. Its elegant presentation and refined taste are sure to captivate your guests, making every occasion special.
  • Tasty and Healthy

    • In addition to being exquisite, this maple salmon dish is a healthy choice. High in omega-3 and protein, while low in saturated fat, it's a nutritious option that doesn't compromise on taste. This is proof that eating healthily can also be synonymous with taste pleasure.

This maple salmon recipe represents the quintessence of Quebec cuisine, combining simplicity, taste and health. A true tribute to our maple syrup, it promises to delight all palates, confirming that the best things in life are often the simplest.

🔍 Information Details
⏱️ Preparation time 15 minutes (+ 30 minutes to 2 hours optional marinade)
🍳 Cooking time 12-15 minutes
⏲️ Total time Approximately 45 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes
🔧 Difficulty level Easy
🍽️ Servings 4
🔥 Calories (approximate) 350 per serving
  • 4 salmon steaks or fillets (around 150 to 200g each)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons soy or tamari sauce (for a gluten-free option)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon (or other dried herb of your choice)
  1. Preparation of the Marinade:

    • Mix the maple syrup, soy or tamari sauce, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, dried tarragon, salt and pepper until you obtain a smooth marinade.
  2. Salmon Marinade (optional):

  3. Cooking Salmon:

  4. Finishing and Service:


  • Salmon marinade is versatile; feel free to adjust the quantities according to your personal tastes.
  • For an alternative cooking option, you can also grill the salmon on a preheated barbecue over medium-high heat, about 6-8 minutes per side, depending on thickness.

FAQ: Maple Lemon Salmon with Dried Herbs

Q: What type of salmon is recommended for this recipe?

A: Fresh salmon, whether from the Atlantic or Pacific, is ideal for this recipe. Opt for fillets or steaks of uniform thickness to ensure even cooking.

Q: Can this recipe be prepared on a barbecue?

A: Yes, salmon can be deliciously grilled on the barbecue. After marinating it, cook it over medium-high heat for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, depending on its thickness.

Q: How long should salmon marinate for best results?

A: For stronger flavors, marinate the salmon for at least 30 minutes, or up to 2 hours in the refrigerator before cooking.

Q: What toppings go well with this salmon dish?

A: This salmon pairs perfectly with long-grain rice, sweet mashed potatoes, or green vegetables like asparagus and spinach.

Q: How can I add more flavors to this salmon recipe?

A: For extra flavor, add minced garlic, grated fresh ginger, lemon zest, sesame oil, crushed red peppers and finish with fresh dill or cilantro before serving .

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