Salmon Steaks with a Honey Garlic Glaze

Sometimes keeping it simple is the way to go! This has to be one of our most favourite ways to eat salmon. Juicy, flakes apart with the touch of a fork, melts in your mouth and only takes 10 minutes to cook! Fresh meaty salmon steaks seared to perfection and finished in a delicious honey garlic glaze. Enjoy this recipe year round for a light and satisfying healthy dinner option.

 If you have a cast iron pan, we highly recommend you use it for this recipe.

Below recipe serves two. Recipe can easily be doubled.

What you will need: 

  • 1 salmon steak; deboned and separated into two filets
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. butter


  • 2 cloves of garlic; minced
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper


Prep Time: 15 minutes   Cook Time: 11 minutes

  1. Start by thoroughly deboning the salmon steak and cut it in half so you have two filets. Season both sides with a touch of salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together honey, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes and black pepper. Set aside. 
  3. Heat cast iron skillet to medium-high heat, add oil and butter. Once butter is melted and bubbling add salmon to the skillet, skin side down and sear skins for 1 minute until crispy.
  4.  Flip salmon on it’s side and sear for 5 minutes until golden. Flip to sear the remaining side, add glaze and baste salmon while it cooks for the remaining 4-5 minutes. Serve immediately.


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