Maple Sugar Brûléed Salmon
Sprinkle salmon with maple sugar and torch before serving for a unique presentation.
Serves: 4Prep: 5 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
- 1 pound salmon fillet
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon maple or turbinado sugar
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
- Pat salmon dry with a paper towel and place on pan skin side down. Brush with oil and sprinkle with seasonings.
- Bake for 13-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked to your preference.
- Sprinkle 1 tablespoon maple or turbinado sugar on top of the cooked fish. Slowly move the kitchen torch back and forth, until the sugar is caramelized.
- To brûlée in the broiler, remove fish 2 minutes prior to its finished cooking time. Set the oven to broil. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon maple or turbinado sugar on top of fish. Place the baking sheet on the top rack and cook for about 1-2 minutes, keeping the oven door ajar and checking constantly. Rotate pan so the sugar is evenly caramelized.
- Refrigerate leftovers.