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Garlic Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Garlic Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Garlic Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon is amazingly flavorful and an easy weeknight dinner to make. The salmon is infused with garlic and honey, then sealed in foil and baked to perfection.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 414kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 pounds salmon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter optional
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons stone ground mustard
  • zest of one orange
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Then, line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and transfer the fish into it with skin side down. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Fold up the sides of the aluminum foil around the salmon.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together all the ingredients except butter. Pour the glaze over the salmon and then spread the butter over the fish.
  • Top the salmon with aluminum foil and seal.
  • Transfer the dish to the oven and bake for about 20-25 minutes. Keep an eye not to overcook it.
  • Lastly, uncover the foil off of the top and baste the salmon with some more sauce and butter and put on broil. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until brown and caramelized.
  • Serve with a salad, greens, or veggies.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 780mg | Potassium: 1009mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2.3mg