Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon Garlic Sauce

Do you like 30 minute meals?  You will love this one! Salmon is my favorite fish.  I’m not much for fish in general unless it is seafood, but I do love salmon. This recipe for Baked Salmon has a lovely honey Dijon mustard and garlic sauce that compliments it well.

Baked Salmon with Honey dijon Garlic Sauce

 Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon and Garlic Sauce

The recipe is very easy to do.  I make the marinade early in the day and then just pop the whole thing in the oven when it’s dinner time.

ingredientsAssemble your ingredients.  You will need

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • Kosher Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tbsp of dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves of garlic – minced
  • 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp of fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • zest of 1/2 lemon

salmon ready for marinade

 Preheat the oven to 425 º F and place the salmon in a baking pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray.

marinade for salmon

Combine the other ingredients for the marinade/sauce.

salmon ready to cook.Coat the salmon with the marinade.  (you can then put in the fridge until dinner time or cook it right now.)

 salmon from the oven

Bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes.  Serve with a salad and baked potato for a great week night meal.

Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon Sauce

Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon and Garlic Sauce
  • 2 10-12 ounce salmon fillets
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2-3 tbsp. of fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. honey Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 º F spray a baking pan with cooking spray. Place the salmon pieces in the baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, parsley, honey Dijon mustard, lemon juice, lemon zest, Kosher salt, black pepper, and olive oil. Whisk well until well-combined then brush the sauce onto the salmon pieces.
  3. Bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes - depending on the thickness of the salmon. Check it to make sure it does not over cook.
  4. Serve with a salad and baked potato for a delicious meal.

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