Giada De Laurentiis Shares Sweet & Tangy Baked Salmon
03/17/2013 AT 03:45 PM EDT
¾ cup balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp. maple syrup
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, chopped
4 (6-oz.) center-cut salmon filets, skinned and boned
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. kosher salt
½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1. Position oven rack to center position. Preheat oven to 400º
2. Boil vinegar and next 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer 12 minutes or until thickened. Set aside.
3. Arrange salmon on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Drizzle both sides of filets with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork. Cool 10 minutes.
4. Drizzle salmon with glaze. Serve immediately.