Feeling fishy? Tired of having beef or chicken as your source of protein? Want a bit of sweetness in your daily routine? Perhaps it’s a Monday night and you’ve just bombed your biochemistry midterm and need a simple and nutritious pick-me-up? The perfect cure for your dinner blues is a fresh, pink salmon filet.

Not only is salmon sweet and savory, it is also an incredibly healthy choice of protein that can complement any delicious plate of veggies. Packed with nutrients such as vitamin B-12, omega-3 fats, and a slew of other beneficial supplements, your taste buds will be thanking you for years to come. Who knew vitamins and minerals could be so tasty?

Honey-Dijon Mustard Glazed Salmon

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 pinch salt
  • 3 pinch black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 salmon filet

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Meanwhile, mix the honey, dijon mustard, and lemon juice together in a bowl.

#SpoonTip: Set aside some glaze for dipping delights.

Photo by Khoa Ho
Photo by Khoa Ho

Step 2

Season the salmon filet with salt and pepper.

Photo by Jonathan Chan
Photo by Jonathan Chan

Step 3

Cover the seasoned salmon filet in the glaze. Make sure to get all sides.

Photo by Khoa Ho
Photo by Khoa Ho

Step 4

Line a shallow baking pan with aluminum foil. Coat the foil in olive oil and place the filet on the pan.

Photo by Khoa Ho
Photo by Khoa Ho

Step 5

Bake for 15 minutes at 400°F or until the fish is fork-tender, let rest for 5 minutes and voilà!

Indulge to your heart’s content.

Photo by Jonathan Chan
Photo by Jonathan Chan