When I don’t know what to make for dinner, salmon is almost always my default for something tasty and filling with minimal effort! This salmon is baked in the oven a topped with a wonderful maple miso glaze that offers sweet, salty and savoury flavours (the best of all worlds if you ask me).


Baked Maple Miso Salmon

Flaky baked salmon with a sweet and savoury maple miso glaze
Course fish, Main Course, Meat
Cuisine American, Canadian
Keyword baked, maple, miso, salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Servings


  • two 4 oz salmon filets
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • fresh lemon wedges for serving


  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Prep the salmon: Pat salmon filets dry with a paper towel. Rub each side of the filets with salt and pepper and place flesh side up on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Make the glaze: Combine maple syrup and miso paste and divide in half.
  • Cook the salmon: Brush half of the glaze over the tops of the salmon and bake for 10-15 minutes (until flaky and cooked through).
  • Finish the salmon: Brush the remaining glaze on the salmon and squeeze over the fresh lemon before serving.

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