What’s for Dinner?
Little G started school today and my life is back to normal. You know, the regular stay-at-home-mom normal. Waking up, preparing breakfast, getting the kid ready for school, send him to school and then wonder what should I be making for tonight’s dinner.
Today is one of those days, and will be the same for many more days for the rest of the school year.
Honey Garlic Salmon – An Easy Salmon Recipe
I went to the market and there are some amazing and fresh wild salmon available. Which got me thinking about easy salmon recipes.
Well, he is not like me, born and raised in Malaysia. He is an American! Good for him, but also good for me as I learn to make a variety of dishes now.
Easy Honey Garlic Salmon Recipe
There’s nothing better than easy salmon recipes, and this honey garlic salmon is very simple. It’s easy to execute with very little ingredients; honey, garlic, and lemon are pretty much what you need, with the good old salt and black pepper.
Start it on the skillet and finish it off with broiling in the oven (I love this extra step to char the surface of the food). A little extra two minutes make the dish so much more better.
This honey salmon recipe can be done on the skillet and equally tantalizing! Busy moms, add this to your stash of easy salmon recipes, you’ll love it.
How Many Calories Per Serving?
This recipe is only 255 calories per serving.
Pairs well with:
Honey Garlic Salmon Recipe
Honey Garlic Salmon - garlicky, sweet and sticky salmon with simple ingredients. Takes 20 mins, so good and great for tonight's dinner.
- 12 oz salmon, cut into 2-3 strips
- black pepper
- 1 pinch cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon warm water
- 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 lemon, sliced into wedges
Season the surface of the salmon with salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Set aside.
Mix the honey, water, apple cider vinegar or lemon juice and a pinch of salt together. Stir to combine well.
Heat up a skillet with the olive oil. Pan-fry the salmon until half done. Add the garlic into the pan until slightly browned. Add the honey mixture and lemon wedges into the skillet, reduce the sauce until it's sticky. Finish it off by broiling the salmon in the oven for 1 minute or until the surface becomes slightly charred (optional step).