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These baked salmon fillets are glazed with a tasty combination of honey, lime juice, and orange juice. The salmon is prepared and baked in 20 minutes or less.
See the reader comments for more ideas and substitutions.
- 4 salmon fillets (about 6 ounces each, skin on)
- 4 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- Sea salt or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Grease a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking pan
Heat oven to 400 F (200 C/Gas 6).
Place the salmon fillets, skin-side down, in the prepared baking pan.
Combine the honey, lime juice, and orange juice; stir until well blended.
Sprinkle the salmon fillets with salt and pepper then spoon the honey and juice mixture over the fillets.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
Tips and Variations
Run your finger over the salmon fillet before cooking to make sure there are no pin bones.
Replace the lime juice with lemon juice.
"This has to be one of the simplest and BEST recipes I've tried. This dish will be something that I will make over and over and over again!! Thank you!!" R.W.
"I changed this up a bit. I used lemon juice instead of lime and added some butter to the glaze. It tasted absolutely fantastic and had just enough sweetness to complement the salmon. I definitely recommend this to anyone and everyone." S.N.
"I decided to make this tonight for my fiancee, and what a great choice it was! We loved it, it was so delicious. The salmon tasted sweet, yet not too overwhelming. The orange juice and lime added the perfect flavor. I made this with baked potato and green beans. I will definitely make this again and recommend to everyone! I did have to bake the salmon for about 10 minutes longer so it was fully cooked. Other than that, it was great!" D78
"I added a splash of tequila to this and let the filets sit in the glaze for about 1/2 hour in the refrigerator while I prepped my side dishes. Wonderfully flavorful. Hubby loved it more than any other salmon dish he has ever had. Served with herbed polenta and sugar snap peas (steamed)." Concierge