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Honey Lemon Garlic salmon filets on a plate garnished with lemon slices and parsley.
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5 from 2 votes

Honey Lemon Garlic Salmon

This honey lemon garlic salmon is coated in a delicious lemon garlic butter sauce and baked to perfection. It's full of flavor and comes together in less than 20 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey lemon garlic salmon
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb salmon 2-4 filets
  • 2 Tablespoons butter ghee or oil, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 lemons 1 juiced and 1 sliced
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt plus more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper plus more to taste
  • 4 lemon wedges or slices for serving
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine melted butter, garlic, honey and lemon juice.
    Adding honey to the lemon garlic butter mixture.
  • Line baking tray with foil enough to fold over and seal salmon.
  • Place salmon on foil, skin side down and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Then pour butter mixture over salmon and top with lemon slices. Fold foil over salmon to cover.
    Four salmon filets covered in honey lemon garlic butter and topped with lemon slices.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes until flaky and cooked. Time will depend on the thickness of your salmon.
    Four filets of baked honey lemon garlic salmon on a baking sheet lined in foil.
  • Spoon remaining juices over salmon when serving. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Serve salmon with a lemon wedge and chopped parsley for garnish, if desired.


Serving: 1filet | Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6.5g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 10g