Salmon with Honey Lemon Sauce

Kathy Williams


A lemony sauce drizzled over a good piece of salmon is, in my book, perfection! So so good.


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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 medium
    lemon, juice and zest
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 4
    salmon filets, skin on
  • ·
    thyme, dried
  • ·
    kosher salt

How to Make Salmon with Honey Lemon Sauce


  1. In a small sauce pan, combine olive oil, butter, lemon juice, zest, garlic powder, honey and dijon mustard. Bring to a simmer over med heat for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally.
  2. Pat salmon with paper towell. Score skin side with a knife, and rub the dried thyme and salt into salmon.
  3. Heat pan on med to med-high heat, add olive oil and heat till it just about starts to smoke. Add salmon skin side down and cook for 3-4 minutes or you see pink 2/3 of the way. Flip and cook 1 or 2 minutes more.
    Plate and pour honey lemon sauce on top.

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About Salmon with Honey Lemon Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #lemon #salmon #honey

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