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Honey Balsamic Salmon Skillet for Two

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Honey Balsamic Salmon Skillet for Two
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 2
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Whether you’re a pro at turning out beautiful salmon dinners, or this is your first try, this gorgeous pan-seared salmon drizzled with tangy honey-balsamic sauce is guaranteed to earn you major bragging rights.
Updated May 6, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 salmon fillets (4 to 5 oz each), skin off
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium heat until foaming. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Add salmon to skillet; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily.
  • 2
    Reduce heat to low; add garlic, balsamic vinegar, mustard and honey to skillet. Stir to combine; cook about 1 minute or until sauce thickens slightly. Remove salmon to serving plate, and spoon sauce over top. Garnish with green onions.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Salmon is available in many varieties. Choose Atlantic salmon for a milder flavor or Pacific salmon for a bolder flavor.
  • tip 2
    Pair your salmon with gluten-free rice pilaf and a gluten-free salad for an easy meal.
  • tip 3
    Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

270 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
520mg
22%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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