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Sweet, Savory Honey-Glazed Garlic Salmon

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  • Cooking Time

    Less than half an hour
  • Yields

    2-4 People

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  • 4 6-oz salmon filets
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • Black pepper
  • 1/3 cup of honey
  • ¼ cup of soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes


Winter is the best time to indulge in comfort food. If you’re looking for a perfect recipe to try this season, look no further: This Sweet, Savory Honey-Glazed Garlic Salmon

is an easy and delicious meal that you can put together any night of the week. 

While you’re at it, it’s time to overcome your fear of cooking fish. Follow these tips and you’ll be a pro in no time — because after all, if you want to be an expert, you need to master the basics. 

Be sure to start by rinsing your fish thoroughly and then pat both sides dry.  kin-side up is always the way to go when searing fish, so keep that in mind. You might enjoy your salmon rare or even well done, but the rule of thumb is to cook it until it looks pink and opaque.

Believe it or not, every great salmon recipe requires only a few ingredients that you likely already have around your kitchen. What we love about this recipe is that you’re using a skillet, not the oven, which makes the process faster and more efficient.  

Whether you’re cooking for date night or looking to quickly prep a weeknight dinner for your family, this recipe is a great choice. Read on for how to make Sweet, Savory Honey-Glazed Garlic Salmon.

Step 1

You’ll want to mix together lemon juice, soy sauce, and honey. Then, stir 1 tsp. of red pepper flakes. Use a medium bowl.

Step 2

Add your salmon to a large skillet with two tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Once the oil has been heated up, then it’s time to add the salmon. Cook for approximately 6 minutes until golden. 

Step 3

Sprinkle salt and pepper. When the salmon looks golden, go ahead and flip it over. Use the remaining tablespoon of oil for the other side. 

Step 4

Next, mince 3 cloves of garlic and add to the skillet. After letting the garlic cook for a minute, pour in the marinade and cook the sauce for a few minutes until it thickens. 

Step 5

Now that the sauce has been reduced, marinade the salmon in the sauce. Add sliced lemons for more flavor.

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