If you want a high protein, macro-friendly weeknight dinner that’s incredibly easy and comes together in a matter of minutes, look no further than this honey mustard glazed salmon. Serve it up with some rice and vegetables for a perfectly balanced plate. And you probably have what you need in your fridge and pantry right now. In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have a healthy, flavorful meal on the table.

Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon

Broiling is a high heat method where an oven cooks from the top. Essentially, it produces the same result as top-heat grilling. The beauty of broiling your honey mustard glazed salmon is that it will help set and caramelize the glaze on the top while the lower part of the fish cooks more slowly. This will give you a nice and moist final filet!

Honey mustard glazed salmon

Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon Recipe Tips:

+ A salmon steak weighing 1½ pounds will give you 6 individual 4-oz. filets. Make sure that the fish is nice and dry before you start so that the glaze doesn’t slide off.

Honey mustard glazed salmon, on a plate and ready to eat for dinner.

honey mustard glazed salmon recipe

A quick and easy stir together of the glaze and a swift spell under the broiler is all you need to make honey mustard glazed salmon!


Yield: 6 servings
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  • Position oven rack so that top of the salmon filets are about 4-5 inches from the heating element. Preheat to broil setting. For easy cleanup, line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Blot salmon filets with paper towel to remove all moisture from the surface then place skin side down on the baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, mustard, honey and salt until well mixed. Spread glaze over the top of the salmon in an even layer and then sprinkle lightly with pepper.
  • Place salmon under the broiler and cook for about 8-12 minutes depending on thickness and desired doneness. Check frequently and reposition pan or rotate as necessary for even cooking and to avoid scorching. Remove from oven and allow salmon to rest for 3 or 4 minutes before serving. Enjoy!


Salmon is the perfect choice if you need more lean protein in your diet!
Calories: 137kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 23g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 0.004g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g, Cholesterol: 56mg, Sodium: 258mg, Potassium: 21mg, Fiber: 0.1g, Sugar: 6g
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