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salmon with honey lemon sauce

a recipe by
Kathy Williams
Rock Hill, SC

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

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For salmon with honey lemon sauce

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 md
    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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