Broiled/Grilled Maple Salmon with Arugula (Rocket) Pesto

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Today’s recipe presents Salmon marinated in a delectable maple syrup, mint, and lime marinade.

Served with arugula (rocket) pesto on the side, this makes a mouth-watering main dish.

Try serving the Salmon with a chicory and cucumber salad.

Broiled/Grilled Maple Salmon with Arugula (Rocket) Pesto

Cook time under 30 minutes
Serves 4


4 (6 oz each) wild Alaskan Salmon portions
Sea salt and organic black pepper
1 tablespoon maple syrup or light honey
1 tablespoon fresh chopped mint
Juice of 1/2 lime

  • In a shallow dish, combine salt, pepper, syrup or honey, mint, and the lime juice. Add the Salmon and marinate for 15 minutes.

  • Pre-heat the broiler or grill. Remove Salmon from marinade, allowing excess to drip off, and cook for 6‒8 minutes, turning once halfway through. Brush the Salmon occasionally with the marinade.


1 large handful arugula (rocket) leaves
1/4 cup cilantro or mint leaves (optional)
Organic extra virgin olive or macadamia nut oil
2 oz Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tablespoons pine nuts
3 cloves garlic

  • Put all the pesto ingredients in a food processor and process into a paste.
  • Spoon the pesto over the Salmon as desired.

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