Maple-Ginger Salmon and Carrots
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 4 tsp grated ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground coriander
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1.5 lbs carrots
- 1 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 4 salmon fillets
Mix maple syrup, grated ginger, ground coriander and black pepper.
Bring a pot of water to a boil. add carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces. Simmer 15 minutes; drain, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Mash carrots and liquid until semi-smooth; stir in half the maple syrup mixture. add unsalted butter and 1/2 tsp salt. Cover and set aside.
Place 4 salmon fillets (5 oz each) on a foil-lined baking sheet. Season with 1/4 tsp salt and brush with remaining maple syrup mixture. Roast at 425 degrees for 12 minutes. Serve with sliced scallions on top and, if desired, a side of buttered edamame.