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Meats to pair with maple

02 April 2024

For the sugar season, immerse yourself in the enchanted world of maple in the kitchen, by exploring three delicious meats to pair with this ingredient.

Maple isn't just a breakfast pancake topping. With its sweet and subtle taste, it goes perfectly with a variety of meats. Whether you like fish, chicken, pork, duck, etc., there is a tempting way to add a touch of maple to your favorite dishes. Here are three recipe ideas to combine maple and meat for sugaring season!

Chicken sautéed in tomato sauce and maple syrup, accompanied by rice

Chicken sauteed with tomato sauce, maple syrup and rice

A combination of bold and comforting flavors, this sautéed chicken dish with tomato sauce and maple syrup is a real treat:


  • Shredded chicken breasts
  • Maple syrup
  • Tomato sauce
  • Chopped onion
  • Diced red pepper
  • Minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Rice cooked to serve


  1. Heat a little oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and peppers, and sauté until tender.
  2. Add the diced chicken to the pan and cook until golden brown.
  3. Stir in the minced garlic, tomato sauce and maple syrup. Season.
  4. Simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens and the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Serve hot with rice, garnish with chopped fresh parsley for a touch of freshness.

Crispy bacon with maple syrup

Bacon and maple syrup

What's better than a sweet twist on a breakfast classic? This crispy bacon with maple syrup is a simple but delicious treat:



  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F ( 200°C) and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Arrange the bacon slices on the baking sheet.
  3. Generously brush each slice of bacon with maple syrup.
  4. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until the bacon is crisp and golden.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Maple Glazed Salmon Steak

Salmon and maple steak

Salmon, with its rich texture and robust flavor, lends itself wonderfully to the sweetness of maple. Here is a simple recipe for a maple-glazed salmon steak:


  • Salmon steaks
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoons of pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 C. tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F ( 200°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine maple syrup, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, minced garlic, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Arrange the salmon steaks in a lightly greased baking dish.
  4. Spread the maple syrup and Dijon mustard mixture evenly over the salmon steaks.
  5. Place the dish in the center of the oven and bake for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked to your liking and the surface is lightly browned.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley or fresh dill, if desired
  7. Serve with potatoes, steamed vegetables, etc.

Whether for a delicious meal with friends or to brighten up your daily culinary routine, these delicious recipes featuring maple are sure to delight you. So, get out your pots and pans, and let yourself be carried away by the magic of maple in the kitchen!

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