Grilled Salmon with soy/maple glaze

Skip Davis


Smoke, Salmon, Sweet glaze. Pure heaven !


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 with sides added
20 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
    soy sauce, dark
  • 1/2 c
    real maple syrup
  • 4 large
    wild caught salmon fillets (approx. 1-1/2 inches at thickest part).
  • 1/3 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil to lubricate grill grate

  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 1/3 c
    genuine maple syrup

  • 8 slice
    lemon cut 1/2 inch thick

How to Make Grilled Salmon with soy/maple glaze


  1. Blend soy sauce & syrup in small saucepan. Simmer for about 5 minutes until thickened and reduced in volume. Set aside a couple Tablespoons to glaze finished Salmon. Allow remainder to cool to room temperature
  2. Pour marinade into dish large enough to hold Salmon. Place Salmon, flesh-side down, in prepared, reduced and cooled marinade. Refrigerate for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Prepare grill with charcoal divided on 2 sides of fire box for two level cooking. Let coals become covered in ash. (15 to 20 minutes). Be sure to clean and oil grate !
  4. Remove Salmon from marinade and shake pepper generously over flesh. Place drained Salmon on hot side of grill. Flesh side down toward coals. After about 1 minute, carefully turn fish skin-side down, brush generously with glaze from dish and continue cooking for 3 to 4 more minutes. Move fish to cooler side of grill and turn fish flesh-side down again to finish. (About 2 minutes)
  5. Remove and place Grilled Salmon on serving platter and brush with reserved glaze. Add lemon slices for garnish and serve while hot.

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About Grilled Salmon with soy/maple glaze

Course/Dish: Fish Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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