Baked Salmon With Honey Citrus Glaze

Salmon with honey citrus glaze
Diana Rattray
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
402 Calories
17g Fat
20g Carbs
41g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 402
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 175mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 41g
Calcium 33mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.

Serve this salmon with vegetable risotto or roasted potatoes and fresh cooked green beans or peas.


  • 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 to taste)
  • ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Grease a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking pan.

  2. Heat oven to 400 F/200 C/Gas 6.

  3. Place the salmon fillets, skin-side down, in the prepared baking pan.

  4. Combine the honey, lime juice, and orange juice; stir until well blended.

  5. Sprinkle the salmon fillets with salt and pepper then spoon the honey and juice mixture over the fillets.

  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.


  • Run your finger over the salmon fillet before cooking to make sure there are no pin bones.
  • Let the salmon sit in the citrus mixture for 10 minutes before cooking.

Recipe Variations

  • Replace the lime juice with lemon juice.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the glaze mixture.
  • Add a splash of tequila to the glaze mixture.

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