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Orange Honey Glazed Salmon

Orange Honey Glazed Salmon

This Orange Honey Glazed Salmon with a perfectly balanced sweet and savory flavor is an easy and delicious dish for the whole family! A healthy, flavor-packed meal in under 30 minutes.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword honey glazed salmon, salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Calories 411kcal
Author Imma


  • 2-3 orange, about ¾ cup orange juice
  • ½ lemon, about 1 tablespoon juice
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 salmon fillets, about 6 ounce each
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup small onion diced
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • ¼ cup broth or more
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • Creole Seasoning, or salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Squeeze juice from lemon, and orange juice. Then set aside.
  • Heat a large cast iron or non-stick pan with olive oil.
  • Season salmon both sides with creole salt or salt and pepper to taste
  • Then add seasoned salmon – brown both sides – about 2 -3 minutes pre side.
  • Remove salmon and transfer on a plate.
  • Add garlic,onions, thyme,paprika, cumin and cayenne pepper( if using) to the cast iron pan and sauté for about a minute, then add 1/4 cup broth and simmer for about 2 minutes
  • Pour in citrus juice and honey.
  • Whisk cornstarch and about 1-tablespoon water/broth with cornstarch.
  • Stir cornstarch paste into pan, and then bring to a boil. Let it boil for about a minute stirring frequently. Adjust seasonings to taste with salt and pepper. You may add more liquid if needed.
  • Return salmon to pan, spoon sauce over salmon. Let it cook for another minute.
  • Then serve with steamed broccoli and/or couscous.


  • Season chicken with additional herbs if desired(dried parsley, oregano, or thyme.
  • For an extra kick use cayenne pepper or cajun season salt. Omit if kids are involved.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only. Please keep in mind that it is a rough estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary greatly based on the products used.


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 180mg | Potassium: 1313mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 695IU | Vitamin C: 59.4mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2.5mg