Maple and Rosemary Salmon Skewers – Autumn Grilling Series

Nothing says autumn like the sweet scent of maple syrup perfuming the air! Seasonal tradition and a generous helping of nostalgia come to life with our Maple and Rosemary Salmon Skewers as a part of the Autumn Grilling Series. This is an easy and delicious way to bring the warmth of an autumn harvest right into your own backyard.

This special recipe starts with fresh salmon as the canvas for the savory sweetness of maple syrup and the delicate aroma of rosemary. You'll brush on half of the tangy and sweet sauce, made from a combination of maple syrup, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, rosemary, and soy sauce, and save the rest to drizzle over your finished skewers. With just minutes on the grill, you'll get melt-in-your-mouth tender salmon filets that make for an impressive presentation at any party or get-together.

So why not add a little autumn to your grilling repertoire this season? Grab a warm hot apple cider and fire up the grill with our Maple and Rosemary Salmon Skewers - they make the perfect finger food to bring festive flavors to any gathering, from casual backyard barbecues to family get-togethers. Come on and bring the harvest home with our Autumn Grilling Series - you won't be disappointed!

Serves 4

Maple and Rosemary Salmon Skewers Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup grainy Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 lb. skinless salmon fillet, pin bones removed, cut crosswise into strips
  • Oil for the grill

Maple and Rosemary Salmon Skewers Directions

  1. Prepare a medium-high (400 to 475°F) charcoal or gas grill fire.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the syrup, mustard, rosemary, lemon juice, and soy sauce. Set aside half of the sauce. Thread the salmon onto 10- to 12-inch metal skewers and brush the remaining sauce on the salmon. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Oil the grill grate and grill the salmon, flipping once, until just cooked through, 4 to 8 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon. Drizzle with the sauce and serve.