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Two fillets of honey garlic salmon on a white plate.

Honey Garlic Salmon

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x


Quick and easy honey garlic salmon baked and ready in under 30 minutes. With a sweet and savory marinade and sauce of garlic, ginger, honey and soy sauce.


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  • 1 lb. salmon fillet


  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced/ 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce


  1. Combine the sauce ingredients and divide the sauce in half.
  2. Marinate the salmon in half of the sauce for 15-30 minutes.
  3. Arrange salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon.
  4. Baste the salmon with the leftover marinade halfway through.
  5. [Optional step] Over medium-high heat, bring the other half of the sauce to a boil and simmer for 3-5 minutes until reduced.
  6. Dish and serve the salmon hot drizzled with the remaining sauce.
  7. Enjoy!


For a slightly crisp and caramelized top, sear the top of the salmon over medium-high heat for 1-2 minutes before baking or broil at the end for 1-2 minutes until browned.

If you own an air fryer version, try out air fryer honey garlic salmon.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins