Maple Glazed Roasted Salmon

Maple Glazed Roasted Salmon

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup grated peeled fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 (2 ½ lbs) salmon fillet
  • 6 shallots-halved lengthwise
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup- divided
  • Chopped parsley (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in bottom of a large platter. Add fish, skin side up, to ginger mixture. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 20 minutes. Remove fish from marinade; pat dry with paper towel to remove excess marinade.
  2. Preheat oven to 450º.
  3. Place a baking sheet in oven 5 minutes. Place shallots and fish, skin side down, on baking sheet; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brush fish with 1 tablespoon syrup. Bake at 450º for 10 minutes. Brush with 1 tablespoon syrup; bake an additional 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.