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ginger citrus salmon with lemon, orange, and honey

Honey Citrus Glazed Salmon

Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
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!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs 8 mins
Servings 2 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Refrigerate covered for 10 minutes to let marinade.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray or line with aluminum foil.
  • 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.
  • Pair with any of the ideas listed above and enjoy!
Keyword sheet pan dinner; citrus salmon; baked salmon; easy meals