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Pieces of honey sriracha salmon topped with sesame seeds and fresh sliced green onions on a cutting board and a side of cauliflower rice

Honey Sriracha Salmon

Sara Vaughn
This Honey Sriracha Salmon is sweet, spicy and the right amount of heat that comes together with just a few ingredients and under 30 minutes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4
Calories 370 kcal

Equipment

  • Sheet Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1-2 lbs Salmon about 4 pieces
  • 2 TBS Avocado Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • ¼ C Coconut Aminos
  • ¼ C Honey
  • 2 TBS Sriracha Sauce
  • 1 TBS Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 TBS Sesame Oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Ginger
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • Green Onions or Sesaeme Seeds optional

Instructions
 

Sauce

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the garlic, coconut aminos, honey, sriracha sauce, sesame oil, apple cider vinegar, ginger and salt.
  • Bring the mixture to a low simmer, then reduce the heat and allow the mixture to thicken. Once it has set it aside.
  • Brush the salmon filet with the avocado oil and then some of the sauce.

To Cook in the Oven

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Place the salmon on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Cook the salmon in the oven for about 15 minutes or until the salmon looks cooked through depending on sizes. Do not overcook the salmon.
  • Remove the salmon from the oven and carefully remove the skin.
  • Serve with additional sauce, green onions, and sesame seeds if desired.

In a Skillet

  • Add the avocado oil to the skillet.
  • Once the pan is hot add the salmon skin side down. Cook the salmon for about 4-5 minutes on each side, brushing the sauce on each side until the salmon starts to turn opaque.
  • Take the salmon off the heat and carefully remove the skin.
  • Serve with additional sauce, green onions, and sesame seeds if desired.

Notes

Frozen vs. Fresh Salmon
You can use either, but if you are using frozen, make sure you thaw it thoroughly before cooking.
Keyword asian salmon, baked salmon, honey sriracha salmon, sheet pan salmon, skillet salmon, sweet and spicy salmon