Honey-Garlic Salmon

Stirrin' It Up: Honey Garlic Salmon (April 19)

(Air Date: April 19, 2016. Source: Chef John Folse)

Prep Time: 1 Hour

Yields: 4 Servings


You don't need to cook all day to get gourmet! This sweet and garlicky salmon is quick, easy, and delicious! Try it with your favorite steamed vegetables for a healthy yet tasty meal!


1½ pounds salmon fillets

¼ cup honey

2 tbsps minced garlic

½ tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp warm water

1 tsp dried parsley

salt and black pepper to taste

cayenne pepper to taste

¼ cup olive oil

½ of 1 lemon, sliced into rounds

¼ cup minced fresh parsley


Pat salmon dry with paper towels then place onto a large plate. In a small bowl, combine honey, lemon juice, warm water, dried parsley, salt and peppers, stirring to mix well. Pour honey mixture over salmon and allow it to marinate 10–20 minutes. In a cast iron skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Carefully place salmon and marinade into skillet and cook 5 minutes or until cooked through and slightly browned on top, carefully turning once with fish tongs during cooking process. Reduce heat to medium-low then add garlic and lemon slices, stirring to incorporate. Cook 1 additional minute, garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy!