It’s pretty darn hard to find a salmon recipe that will please a crowd but this sweet n spicy honey-baked salmon does the job every time! I’ve made it several times and even when I don’t have all of the ingredients it still somehow manages to come out fabulous. Don’t you just love a forgiving recipe?
This salmon is full flavored and has the perfect balance of being slightly sweet and slightly spicy, just the way we like it around here. Even my toddler can handle the kick of flavors.
Oh, and don’t you go letting all those ingredients scare you. It’s a pretty simple recipe and so worth it, in the end, you’ll see.

Sweet n’ Spicy Honey Baked Salmon

Sweet n’ Spicy Honey Baked Salmon
Author: Divas Can Cook
Serves: Serves 2
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Pineapple juice (can also use orange/ apple juice)
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2-4 Skinless, Salmon Fillets
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt & pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 400. F.
  2. In a saucepan add: honey, soy sauce, brown sugar, pineapple juice, lemon juice, white distilled vinegar, olive oil, ground black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, & garlic powder
  3. Stir to combine all ingredients
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  5. Wash and pat dry salmon fillets and place in a foil lined <g class=”gr_ gr_69 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_disable_anim_appear Grammar only-ins replaceWithoutSep” id=”69″ data-gr-id=”69″>pan</g>.
  6. Rub each fillet lightly with vegetable oil.
  7. Sprinkle each fillet with salt and pepper
  8. When the sauce is done simmering pour onto the fillets.
  9. Put into the oven for 12-14 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork
  10. Remove from oven and flip fish over.
  11. Put back into the oven and BROIL for 1-2 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven.
  13. Place salmon in serving dish and spoon on some of that delicious sauce for dipping.