Honey Glazed Salmon

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

Follow the quick and easy step-by-step recipe to prepare a perfect homemade honey-glazed salmon with Fine Dining Lovers' tips.

11 October, 2021
Average: 4.3 (4 votes)

serves for

4

ingredients

Salmon
4 fillets
Paprika
1 teaspoon
Butter
80 g
Honey
3 tablespoons
Extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons
Garlic
4 cloves
Dark soy sauce
3 tablespoons
Lemons
Juice of half a lemon
Chives
Salt and pepper

Garlic-scented honey-glazed salmon is a tasty and easy-to-prepare main course. With just a few ingredients you can prepare an inviting dish which can also double up as a special dinner. Quick to prepare, honey-glazed salmon can be served with a fresh salad or steamed basmati rice. You can cook honey-glazed salmon either in a pan or in the oven, just keep an eye on the cooking times because fish doesn't take long. Here is the step-by-step recipe to try.

Step 01

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Wash the salmon fillets under cold running water, then pat dry them with kitchen paper.

Step 02

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Use tweezers to remove any bones from the salmon fillets.

Step 03

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Place the salmon fillets on a plate and season with salt, pepper and paprika. Leave them to absorb the flavours for a few minutes.

Step 04

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Meanwhile, put the butter and oil in a non-stick pan. Melt the butter and then add the sliced ​​garlic.

Step 05

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Add the soy sauce, honey and lemon juice. Cook the sauce for a few seconds to mix all the ingredients well.

Step 06

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Add the salmon fillets to the pan with the skin in contact with the pan and cook the salmon for about 5 minutes, spooning the sauce over the fillets.

Step 07

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When cooked, place the salmon fillets on the plate with their sauce and sprinkle with chopped chives and sesame seeds to taste.

Recipe Variations

You can also buy skinless salmon fillets, but be careful with the pan temperature so as not to break up the fillets during cooking. To give a further note of freshness, grate lemon zest over the cooked salmon and add chopped parsley or coriander.

To cook honey salmon in the oven, all you have to do is add all the ingredients to a baking dish and cook at 170 °C for 10-15 minutes. If you don't like garlic, add whole cloves to the pan and remove after cooking. For a less tight sauce you can add a few tablespoons of water while cooking.

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