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A pan of honey garlic salmon topped with a savory sauce and garnished with parsley and lemon.
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Honey Garlic Salmon

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!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword honey garlic salmon, salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 283kcal
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.

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 735mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.6mg