I'm a huge fan of salmon, but I've noticed it's not always an easy sell with others. Always wanting to get more fish into the diets of the ones I love, I decided to top my baked salmon with a super simple and delicious honey mustard glaze. Turns out, the sweet and slightly tangy flavor lightens up the rich taste of salmon, and the best part is—the honey mustard salmon done in 20 minutes or less! This glaze is also delicious on pork and chicken and can be made up to five days in advance if kept refrigerated in an airtight container.
Honey Mustard Salmon
The tangy + sweet sauce is the perfect complement to this healthy dish!
- olive oil or cooking spray: for greasing pan
- salmon fillet: 2 pounds, cut into about 6--8 ounce pieces
- honey: 2/3 cup
- dijon mustard: 3 tablespoons
- apple cider vinegar: 2 tablespoons
- black pepper: ¼ teaspoon
- salt: ¼ teaspoon
- garlic: 1 large clove, minced
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400°. Line a baking dish with foil and grease lightly with olive oil. Place fish into the pan skin side down.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, mustard, vinegar, pepper, salt, and garlic. Glaze over the fillets.
Step 3: Bake the salmon fillets in the prepared pan, skin side down, for 20 minutes, or until fish is cooked through.
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