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Maple Garlic Salmon Steaks

  • Author: CharlotteSmythe
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x


The perfect date night in entrée. Fresh salmon steaks seared and glazed with a rich and simple maple garlic sauce. 



2 salmon steaks or fillets 

salt and pepper

2 tbsp. grass-fed brown butter ghee or just ghee 

4 cloves garlic, finely minced

1/4 cup grade A maple syrup


Chopped scallions

crushed red pepper flakes )


To begin, preheat your oven to 450˚F.

Now, heat the ghee over medium-high heat in an oven-safe or castiron skillet. Pat the salmon dry with a clean paper towel and season the fish with a few pinches of salt and pepper.

Add the maple syrup and garlic to a bowl, mix well and set it aside. 

Transfer the fish to the heated skillet and sear for about 3 minutes. Now, flip the fish, pour the garlic and maple syrup mixture over the fish. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake the fish for 7 minutes. Now, remove the skillet from the oven and baste the fish with the sauce in the pan. Then, turn the oven to broil, return the skilled to the oven and continue to cook the fish for 3 minutes or until the top of the fish is nice and brown. 

Let the fish rest for a couple minutes and serve with sautéed vegetables and white rice or cauliflower rice. 

Keywords: Maple garlic salmon, salmon recipes