Lemon Honey Salmon

Citrus Honey Salmon

Lemon Honey Salmon

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Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course


  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Ground black pepper , to taste


  • Combine lemon juice, water, soy sauce, olive oil, ginger, garlic, and honey.
  • Add salmon, toss to coat, and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
  • Remove salmon from marinade.
  • Place remaining marinade into a small saucepan. Whisk in cornstarch. Bring to a boil for 1 minute and remove from heat.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in oven proof skillet. Add salmon with skin facing up. Cook until seared, then flip over and sear second side.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Brush remaining sauce over salmon fillets and bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Prior to serving, top with lemon zest and ground black pepper.
  • Serve with roasted vegetables or side salad and whole-grain such as quinoa or brown rice.
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