Garlic Honey Glazed Salmon

Garlic Honey Glazed Salmon

An instant classic that can me made in 30 minutes and taste delicious enough for a busy weekday or to serve to company.

YIELDS: 4 servings
Ingredients:
  • 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 6-oz. salmon fillets, patted dry with a paper towel
  • 1/3 c. honey
  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbls. minced garlic
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rounds
 Directions:
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, lemon juice and red pepper flakes.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat two tablespoons oil. When oil is hot but not smoking, add salmon skin-side up and season with salt and pepper. Cook salmon until deeply golden, about 6 minutes, then flip over and add the remaining tablespoon of oil.
  3. Add garlic to the skillet and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the honey mixture and sliced lemons and cook until sauce is reduced by about 1/3. Baste salmon with the sauce.
  4. Garnish with sliced lemon and serve over cauliflower rice, quinoa, zucchini noodles or pasta of choice.