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Honey Garlic Salmon

Salmon, prepared this way, is just out of this world! And so quick and easy to prepare. 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 212kcal
Cost: Varies



  • 4 tbsps honey
  • 2 tbsps soy sauce, traditional or light
  • 1 tbsp vinegar any type, except NOT balsamic
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced finely


  • 2 6-oz. skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt, pepper


  • 2 scallions green ends, sliced thinly
  • sesame seeds


  • In a small bowl whisk together the ingredients to make the sauce. Set aside. 
  • Pat salmon dry with a paper towel and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the oil in a skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Place salmon in the pan, and cook the first side for about 3 minutes. Carefully turn with a spatula. Cook the other side another 3 minutes, or to your liking and according to how thick the fillets. Hint: As salmom cooks it turns from a dark "salmon" color, to a lighter pinkish-salmon. Let your eyes help you determine how long to cook depending on if you prefer your salmon more rare rather than well-done.
  • Pour sauce over salmon. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until it starts to thicken slightly.
  • Transfer to serving plates. Gently drizzle sauce over the top and garnish with sesame seeds and scallions as desired. Serves 2. This recipe doubles well, to serve 4.
  • Serving suggestion:This salmon is amazing served alongside steamed rice and vegetables like broccoli or asparagus


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Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1010mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg