Recipe for Maple Glazed Salmon, Garlic Mash and Grilled Asparagus

A hearty meal for this cold weather from Dorian Burns-Coyne. Dorian recently sent us one of his favourite recipes for Maple Glazed Salmon with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus.

recipe Maple Glazed Salmon

Maple Glazed Salmon, Garlic Mash and Grilled Asparagus

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins


  • 1 Salmon Fillet
  • 1 Potato, Roughly Chopped
  • 1 Handful of Asparagus
  • 1 Spoonful Maple Syrup
  • 1 Spoonful Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Spoonful Soy Sauce
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1–2 Splashes of Milk
  • Butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper


1. Bring pot of salted water to a boil while chopping potato into large chunks. Place in boiling water for 15 mins.

2. Prepare sauce with equal parts maple, Dijon, and soy. Mix around, add salt and pepper, and spread over salmon.

3. Drop salmon into warm skillet on medium high heat, skin side down. Cook for 5 mins a side (for a thick fillet).

4. Drain water from potatoes, add butter, minced garlic, salt, pepper and a splash or two of milk. Mash until smooth and set aside.

5. Melt butter in a second pan on medium high heat and throw asparagus in for 5 mins. Season with salt and pepper.

6. Spread mashed potatoes on plate, lay salmon on top and stack asparagus next to it. Drizzle with remaining sauce and prepare to impress (yourself included).



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