ginger citrus salmon with lemon, orange, and honey

Honey Citrus Glazed Salmon

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Total Time: 38 minute
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: easy meals
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american


Honey citrus glazed salmon is a fresh and delicious take on salmon! It’s easy to make and pairs perfectly with nearly any side dish!



  • 1 salmon fillet (about 2 lb)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. butter or ghee, melted
  • 2 lemons, 1 thinly sliced and one juiced
  • 1 orange, half thinly sliced, 1/2 juiced
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. freshly grated ginger
  • splash of coconut aminos or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper


  1. Add salmon filet to a glass dish or bowl. Season with salt and pepper and top with lemon and orange slices. In a separate bowl whisk olive oil, melted butter, lemon juice, orange juice, honey, ginger, garlic and splash of coconut aminos.
  2. Refrigerate covered for 10 minutes to let marinade.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray or line with aluminum foil.
  4. Add salmon to baking sheet and bake for about 15-20 minutes until salmon is slightly translucent. Use a fork to test if the salmon is flakey to ensure it’s done.
  5. Pair with any of the ideas listed above and enjoy!

Keywords: sheet pan dinner; citrus salmon; baked salmon; easy meals