Smoky Mustard-Maple Salmon

  • 3 tbsp whole-grain or Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika or ground chipotle pepper
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4 4-oz skinless, center-cut, wild-caught salmon fillets

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray. Combine mustard, maple syrup, paprika (or chipotle), pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Place salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Spread the mustard mixture evenly on the salmon. Roast until just cooked through (approx. 8-12minutes).

Quick Tips: Smoked paprika is made from smoke-dried,red peppers and adds earthy, smoky flavor. It can be used in many types of savory dishes. Look for different types of paprika at large supermarkets or online.Wild-caught salmon from the Pacific (Alaska and Washington) are more sustainably fished and have a larger, more stable population.

Source: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/sample-menus-recipes/SmokyMustard- MapleSalmon.pdf