Cardamom Maple Salmon

Just four ingredients are required to make the best salmon dish you'll have this year
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Looking for a simple, healthy, delicious fish dish? This Cardamom Maple Salmon recipe is for you.

This recipe is provided by Executive Chef Daven Wardynski of Omni Hotels & Resorts.

1
Servings
1010
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound wild salmon, deboned
  • 1/4 Cup grade A dark maple syrup
  • 2 Teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1 Teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 450F.

Combine maple syrup, cardamom, paprika, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

Brush syrup mixture evenly over the salmon filets.

Place a large cast iron skillet into the oven to preheat for 5 minutes.

Place the salmon on the hot skillet, skin side down, and cook for 7 minutes.

Brush more glaze on the salmon and cook to preference.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
53%
Sugar
30g
33%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
270mg
90%
Carbohydrate, by difference
34g
26%
Protein
127g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
146µg
21%
Vitamin B-12
21µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Calcium, Ca
264mg
26%
Folate, total
42µg
11%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
172mg
54%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
36mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
1377mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
212µg
100%
Sodium, Na
311mg
21%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
321g
12%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Cardamom Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Cardamom Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.