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Balsamic Honey Salmon

Balsamic Honey Salmon is pan seared and topped with a sweet and tangy honey balsamic and Dijon mustard glaze.

This recipe is moderately low-carb, but not necessarily by Keto extreme low-carb guidelines.

This recipe is easy and quick, ready in just 25 minutes.

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Balsamic Honey Salmon

This small batch recipe for two makes a great lunch, dinner, or impressive romantic date night meal.

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How to make Honey Balsamic Salmon:

For the Honey Balsamic Glaze:

Allow the salmon to come to room temperature about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine the balsamic vinegar, broth, honey, Dijon mustard, thyme and garlic.

honey balsamic glaze cooking in a pan

Heat the mixture over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce has thickened, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove the glaze from the heat and set aside.

For the Salmon:

Sprinkle both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper.

two salmon filets seasoned with salt and pepper on a plate

Heat the olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add the salmon fillets and cook about 4 – 6 minutes (depending on the thickness) without moving.

Carefully flip the salmon to the other side and cook 4 – 6 minutes longer until the salmon has cooked through.

two salmon filets cooking in a frying pan

Transfer the salmon to serving plates and drizzle each fillet with the balsamic glaze.

Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired, and serve immediately.

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Yield: Serves 2

Balsamic Honey Salmon

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Balsamic Honey Salmon is pan seared and topped with a sweet and tangy honey balsamic and Dijon mustard glaze. This recipe is easy and quick, ready in just 25 minutes.

Ingredients

For the Honey Balsamic Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced garlic

For the seared Salmon:

  • 2 salmon filets (about 6 ounces each, skin removed)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions

For the Glaze:

  1. Allow the salmon to come to room temperature about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine the balsamic vinegar, broth, honey, Dijon mustard, thyme and garlic.
  3. Heat the mixture over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce has thickened, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove the glaze from the heat and set aside.

For the Salmon:

  1. Sprinkle both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the salmon fillets and cook about 4 - 6 minutes (depending on the thickness) without moving.
  4. Carefully flip the salmon to the other side and cook 4 - 6 minutes longer until the salmon has cooked through.
  5. Transfer the salmon to serving plates and drizzle each fillet with the balsamic glaze.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired, and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 438Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 418mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 38g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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