Look out old, boring, bland salmon, Exhilarating Honey Salmon is here to make life a lot more fun, flavorful, and fantastic! Just look at that enticing photo. The golden-brown, perfectly baked fish dripping in a sweet, buttery, honey glaze… how could something so thrilling to the eyes and tastebuds ever make you yawn? The answer is it can’t because you’ll be stoked about anything and everything once you munch on Exhilarating Honey Salmon! Here’s to all the excitement and delicious adventure there is to come!

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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 (5-6 ounce) salmon fillets
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • lemon wedges, to taste, for garnish
  • parsley, to taste, for garnish

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2 –In an oven-safe skillet over medium heat, melt the butter until it starts to foam.

Step 3 –Swirl the butter foam with a spoon until it dissipates and golden-brown bits form at the bottom of the skillet.

Step 4 –Reduce the heat to medium-low and stir the honey, the lemon juice, and the garlic into the butter mixture.

Step 5 –Pour 1/2 of the sauce into a small bowl and set aside.

Step 6 –Add the salmon to the skillet, skin-side down, and transfer the skillet to the oven.

Step 7 –Bake the salmon until its internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F, about 10 minutes.

Step 8 –Serve the salmon with the reserved sauce, the salt, the lemon wedges, and the parsley.