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Dizzy Pigs Maple Salmon

GrillMeisterGrillMeister Posts: 1,611
edited 6:33PM in EggHead Forum
I picked up a nice salmon filet today and grilled it ala Dizzy Pig with the Ragin River Rub and the maple/butter glaze. It disappeared off all plates including my 8 year old son. My wife said this is something she'd like to have once a week.[p]Anyone know the ratio of maple syrup to butter? I kinda winged it this time and it turned out great, but I'd like to be a bit more precise next time, and the time after, & after, & after....


  • GrillMeister,[p]I'll vouch for that recipe - it's fast, easy and has a great flavor. I did it last week on salmon along with a sweet bourbon recipe that Lonestar Steakhouse uses. The Maple Salmon was better. I used about 1/2 cup of the baste (syrup and butter) on about 2lbs of fillets and it was perfect. Chris (Nature Boy) can give you exact amounts if you e-mail him.

  • GrillMeister,
    I just eyeball it. I use a 1 cup measuring cup on the stove to melt the butter and heat the syrup. I'd say about 1 and 1/2 T butter and maybe 3/4 of an inch of syrup in the measuring cup. You don't need a whole lot of butter to give it the flavor.[p]TNW

    The Naked Whiz
  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,523
    I do about half and half....probably a bit heavier on the syrup than the butter now that I think about it. Not too critical. Once when I used a whole bunch of the glaze, and brushed on about 6 coats, when I flipped the fish these sticky strings of candy peeled off like hot taffy. Yowza.[p]Glad you and your family enjoyed!
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
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  • Nature Boy,[p]I used a stick of butter and about 1/2 cup of genuine maple syrup. I drizzled it on and the fire sure liked what dripped over.[p]I used my raised grid contraption (thanks TNW) and I let it preheat and then gave it a good shot of PAM. The filets flipped over without any back talk and remained intact.[p]Cool recipe, soon to be a standard in GrillMeister's household! Thanks!
  • BBQfan1BBQfan1 Posts: 562
    Nature Boy,
    hope like this doesn't come across as me jumping on our own bandwagon, but I certainly wasn't a big salmon fan until I actually tasted the maple/butter glazed salmon in New Holland, PA. As my buddy Mop would say, this stuff is the 'shiznit!'. The rub, the butter, the syrup (that amber Canadian stuff, right!).... just the perfect blend of flavours.... I have no qualms about promoting this recipe and approach.... it converted me, for sure!
    If you haven't tried it yet... give it a try once and see what you've been missing...

  • GrillMeister,[p]What were the cooking temps and times? Did you use smoke?[p]Thanks,

  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,523
    That dark maple syrup you brought me down fresh from that stuff is da shiznit![p]Making salmon converts. That is my goal. LOL.[p]Hey, did you see my 0-2 Terps won yesyerday.....61-0. So what if it was against The Citadel. Hee.[p]Go Redskins.
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
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  • B.A.,[p]I cooked them direct on a raised grid at about 300 for 25 minutes, then flipped. I used some Alder chips too.[p]One of pieces had a thin end, so I just folded it under and it worked out well.[p]The wife is still raving about this morning.
  • BBQfan1,
    Like you, I was not a fan of salmon, but would cook it for my wife and daughter on occasion. Then I tried the recipe from your site. Wow!! No leftovers that day. I used a nice Grade "B" dark syrup, from Vermont, half and half with the butter. Here are some pics:[p]2-1-3.jpg?[p]2-1-4.jpg?[p]2-1-5.jpg?[p]Keep up the good work, guys, on the rubs![p]Rumrunner

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  • BabyrayBabyray Posts: 250
    What are the sides on your salmon plate? Looks like some kind of stuffed veggies? Is it zuchinni? Beautiful dish. We have been doing this salmon recipe for about a month (once a week). All great reviews. Thanks, Ray Price

  • Babyray,
    Zucchini and yellow squash, drizzled with olive oil, dusted with DP Tsunami Spin and grilled direct over the coals for about 5 minutes. Yuppers....they were great. Thanks.....

  • GrillMeister,[p]Its also great with Tsunami Spin

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