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Honey Glazed Salmon on a Platter Garnished with Sliced Limes, Chopped Green Onions, and Sesame Seeds

Honey Glazed Salmon

Easy Honey Glazed Salmon is savory and sweet, bright and earthy, with just a touch of heat. Perfect healthy weeknight meal ready in less than 15 minutes. The Salmon comes out moist, tender and perfectly flaky and the simple sauce is so good you may be tempted to drink it with a straw!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Honey Glazed Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 419kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 4 6 Ounce Pieces Salmon Fillet
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter


  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Cornstarch


  • 1-2 Tablespoons White Sesame Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons Green Onions Sliced on the Diagonal
  • 1 Lime Cut Into Wedges


  • Generously season salmon with salt and pepper.
  • Whisk together all the sauce ingredients in n a small bowl; set aside.
  • Heat the oil, in a nonstick skillet over medium high heat, until very hot but not smoking. Cook salmon for 2-3 minutes on each side, until nicely browned. Carefully remove salmon to a plate.
  • Take the pan off the heat and allow to cool down for about 2-3 minutes. Add butter to the pan and melt over medium heat. Stir in sauce and bring to a boil. Continue to simmer sauce until it thickens, about one minute. Nestle the salmon in the sauce. Turn fillets over to coat with the sauce. Adjust seasoning. Garnish with white sesame seeds, sliced green onions, and lime slices. Serve.


Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 979mg | Potassium: 914mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2.3mg