Fish is very important nutrition source for human. Salmon is one of those fish types that give us lots of nutrients. To preserve those salmons, the fish farmers usually salt them and smoke them. Nowadays, many people in Scandinavia, Britain, and Russian Federation still love consuming smoked salmon. All varieties of salmon, including the Coho salmon we use in this Coho salmon recipe with maple glaze provided benefit for our brain.
Salmon is smart fish. It was born in the fresh water, and then it spends most of its time navigating open sea just to swim and reach its birthplace so it can spawn. Salmon has the wonderful memory of smell or the olfactory memory. Because of its intelligence and intuition, salmon is considered as brain food. If you want to know the varieties of salmon and a special Coho salmon recipe, just scroll down, and you’ll find what you want.
The varieties of salmon recipes usually are classified by the ocean where they are founded. So many varieties of salmon are available, including the king salmon or Chinook salmon, red salmon or sockeye salmon, silver salmon or Coho salmon, pink salmon, also chum salmon. Those Salmons can be found in the Pacific Ocean. In the United Kingdom, people get their salmon from Scotland and sometimes from Alaska. Salmon from Alaska is known as wild Alaskan salmon.
- 2 lbs or one big fillet of wild silver or Coho salmon
- ⅓ cup of maple syrup (the pure one)
- ¼ cup of soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
- 2 teaspoon of lemon juice
- Pepper and salt to taste
- Whisk together the lemon juice, garlic powder, soy sauce, and maple syrup in a bowl.
- Get a baking dish and line it with a parchment paper. Without parchment paper, your salmon will stick to the baking dish.
- Place the fillet of your Coho salmon on the parchment paper with the skin faces down.
- Then coat your salmon fillet with ¾ of your maple mixture, set aside the ¼ cup of maple mixture to add when you cook the salmon.
- Preheat the oven to 375o Fahrenheit. Then bake your salmon for seven min.
- Pull out your baking dish of salmon from the oven and then re-glaze it with the rest of your maple mixture.
- Now turn your oven into broil and set the temperature at 450o Fahrenheit. Put in your baking dish of salmon inside the oven and then cook for nine min. While baking your salmon make sure you watch it very closely so that you can avoid brining. Check your salmon frequently.
- When the glaze of your salmon turns brown and looks crispy, your Coho salmon with maple glaze is ready.
- Pull your salmon out of your oven and then serve this salmon with vegetables and mashed potatoes
If you love eating salmon, probably Coho salmon is not enough for you. Consider cooking Chinook salmon that is the biggest one among the others. Sockeye salmon is not for you since it is the smallest. But all varieties of salmon including the Coho salmon in this Coho salmon recipe with the rice noodles have lots of minerals, vitamins, and protein (including vitamin B12, selenium, and potassium). Among the other nutrients, omega 3 fatty acids are the most popular nutrient of salmons.
DHA and EPA are two essential nutrients contained in salmon. Both are great to help our heart, brain function, and our joints. Consuming fishes like Coho salmon and other varieties of salmon will not only reduce the risk of heart disease by also the risk of various cancers. So try our Coho salmon recipe above and the other recipes with fishes.