Honey-garlic salmon

Chef John Folse Honey Garlic Salmon

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - You don't need to cook all day to get gourmet! This sweet and garlicky salmon is quick, easy, and delicious! Try it with your favorite steamed vegetables for a healthy yet tasty meal!

Prep Time: 1 Hour

Yields: 4 Servings


  • 1½ pounds salmon fillets
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tbsps minced garlic
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp warm water
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ of 1 lemon, sliced into rounds
  • ¼ cup minced fresh parsley


Pat salmon dry with paper towels then place onto a large plate. In a small bowl, combine honey, lemon juice, warm water, dried parsley, salt and peppers, stirring to mix well. Pour honey mixture over salmon and allow it to marinate 10–20 minutes. In a cast iron skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Carefully place salmon and marinade into skillet and cook 5 minutes or until cooked through and slightly browned on top, carefully turning once with fish tongs during cooking process. Reduce heat to medium-low then add garlic and lemon slices, stirring to incorporate. Cook 1 additional minute, garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy!

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