The Best Baked Salmon You’ll Ever Have

Published on 05/27/2020
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The Best Baked Salmon You'll Ever Have

The Best Baked Salmon You’ll Ever Have

If you’re looking for a nutritional meal that will be both filling and delicious, look no further! This baked salmon recipe will be your absolute favorite once you try it, believe us. Not only is salmon filled with great nutrients like omega-3, but it’s also so tasty. You won’t get enough once you taste this sticky, sweet, and garlicky fish. Not to mention, it’s so simple and easy to make! It only takes 20 minutes to make from start to finish and the whole family will absolutely adore it! Since it takes so little time to prepare and it’s so good, it’s the perfect weeknight meal you can easily whip up after work. All you need otherwise is a side dish and you’ve got yourself a whole meal.

For The Salmon

  • 4 salmon filets
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 sweet or smoked paprika

For The Sauce

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Pat the salmon to dry it, then season it with the salt, pepper, and paprika. Set it aside. Adjust your oven rack to the middle position, and preheat the broiler.
  2. Grab a large, oven-safe skillet and put it on medium-high heat. Place the butter and oil and allow the butter to melt. Then, add the garlic, water, soy sauce, sriracha, honey, and lemon juice. Cook for 30 seconds or so – until the sauce is heated through.
  3. Add the salmon, skin-side down, and cook it for 3 minutes. While the salmon is cooking, baste it frequently with the sauce from the pan by using a spoon to pour a little over the top.
  4. Broil the salmon for 5-6 minutes. Baste it once with the sauce during the broil. Cook until the salmon is caramelized and cooked to desired doneness.
  5. Serve and garnish with a little parsley – optional.
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