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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Broiled Sweet-and-Spicy Salmon with Pineapple

Put your broiler to good use with this 20-minute recipe, featuring salmon and pineapple pieces brushed with a maple syrup and cayenne glaze. Round out the meal with simple white rice brightened by the addition of chopped cilantro.

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound skinless salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 of a whole (4 pound) pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 8 pieces lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • Lime wedges (optional), for serving

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat broiler, with rack in top position. Cook rice according to package instructions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together maple syrup and cayenne pepper. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray, arrange salmon and pineapple in a single layer, and brush with half the maple syrup glaze. Broil until salmon is cooked through, 8 to 11 minutes, brushing salmon and pineapple with glaze halfway through. Cut pineapple into chunks. Add cilantro to rice and fluff with a fork. Serve rice with salmon, pineapple, and lime wedges, if desired.

Source
Everyday Food, March 2011

Reviews (2)

  • 29 Nov, 2011

    This was delicious. I used a can of crushed pineapple that I just added to maple syrup mixture. Really easy and tasty.

  • 22 May, 2011

    The Salmon was very good with the maple cayenne glaze. I didn't like the glaze on the pineapple it was too hot for me.