Honey Garlic Salmon Recipe

This honey garlic salmon is salmon fillets seared to perfection and coated in a sweet and savory honey garlic sauce. The perfect easy and healthy dinner for a busy weeknight!
 CourseMain Course
 CuisineAsian
 Keywordhoney garlic salmon, salmon
 Prep Time10 minutes
 Cook Time20 minutes
 Total Time30 minutes
 Servings
 Calories283kcal
 Author Sara Welch

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/4 pounds salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • lemon wedges for serving

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Season the salmon with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the salmon skin side up in the pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  • Remove the salmon from the pan and place on a plate. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Add the garlic to the pan and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the water, soy sauce and honey to the pan; bring to a simmer.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cold water.
  • Slowly pour the cornstarch mixture into the pan and whisk to combine. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute or until sauce has just thickened.
  • Return the salmon to the pan and spoon the sauce over the top. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges if desired.

2 comments

  • Marianne Koslowski

    Marianne Koslowski

    June 27, 2020 at 01:05 AM

    Is your salmon boneless?

  • Marianne Koslowski

    Marianne Koslowski

    June 27, 2020 at 01:04 AM

    Is your salmon boneless?

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