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This is a skillet of honey garlic salmon. There are 4 salmon filets covered with sauce, green onions, sesame seeds, and lemon slices.
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4.78 from 9 votes

Easy Honey Garlic Salmon

Craving some salmon but not sure how to make it great? This easy honey garlic salmon is here to bring you a ton of flavor in just about 10 minutes—and you don’t even have to fire up the grill!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: honey garlic, salmon
Servings: 4
Calories: 418kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • cast iron skillet


  • 4 salmon filets 6 oz
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • pinch salt, pepper, & cayenne
  • optional: green onion


  • Sprinkle salmon filets with salt & pepper (add cayenne for extra heat).
  • Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together honey, lemon juice, garlic, and soy sauce.
  • Add salmon to the skillet. Cook the fillets for about 3-4 mins, skin side up, until internal temp is 145 degrees.
  • Flip the salmon and add sauce to the pan. Use a spoon to scoop the juices on top of the salmon.
  • Add lemon slices and sesame seeds enjoy!
  • Serve with rice or veggies.


Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 23g