Maple Glazed Salmon w/Pineapple

Maple Glazed Salmon: w/pineapple
          .                                1 cup white rice
          .                                1/2 cup maple syrup
          .                                2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
          .                                4 6-ounce salmon fillets
          .                                1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
          .                                1/2 teaspoon black pepper
          .                                1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled
          .                                1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
          .        Cook the rice according to the package directions.
          .        Whisk together the maple syrup and mustard in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
          .        Heat broiler. Place the salmon in a foil-lined 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Season with the salt and pepper.
          .        Cut the pineapple lengthwise into quarters, then cut each quarter into ½-inch-thick triangles. Scatter the pineapple and jalapeño around the salmon.
          .        Brush the salmon with the syrup mixture and broil for 5 to 7 minutes or until it flakes easily and is the same color throughout.
Serve the salmon and pineapple with the rice and drizzle with the remaining glaze, if desired.

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