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Maple glazed salmon on noodles

Soy Maple Glazed Salmon

This soy sesame and maple glazed salmon is the perfect 20-minute dinner. Crispy skinned salmon pan seared in sesame oil with a sesame soy sauce with a kiss of maple sweetness. Serve it on a bed of zucchini noodles for the perfect low carb dinner.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Fish Dinner, Maple Glazed Salmon, Salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 710kcal
Author Debs


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • juice and zest of a lime
  • 2 zucchini spiralised
  • 1/4 pound of cooked egg noodles optional
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro


  • In a nonstick skillet over a medium heat add the sesame oil. Let the pan heat up slightly. Place the salmon in the warm pan skin side down. Gently press a spatula down on the salmon while the skin forms a contact with the pan.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, maple syrup, ginger and garlic. Once the salmon is
  • half way done, add the glaze and bring it to a gentle boil. Using a spoon, baste the salmon with the glaze, until the fish is cooked. About 5 more minutes.
  • When the salmon is cooked remove it to a small plate and cover with foil and leave to rest for 10 minutes. Toss the noodles in the pan to soften and toss with the remaining sauce.
  • Divide the noodles onto 2 plates and lay the salmon over top. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and cilantro.