Apricot Glazed Salmon – Easy and Delicious Glazed Salmon Meal Every Time
Do you love salmon recipes? If so, you are going to love this Apricot Glazed Salmon. It is sweet, tangy, and delicious. You can put this recipe together in under 30 minutes and make it in just one pan.
How to Make Apricot Glazed Salmon
This salmon recipe is very simple to make. After making it one time, you are going to want to make it time and time again. The process for making this apricot glazed salmon recipe is the following:
–Make the glaze for the salmon
–Sear the salmon on both sides
–Add the glaze over the salmon
–Broil the salmon
It really is as easy as these 4 steps.
Apricot Glazed Salmon Ingredients
If you are interested in making this apricot glazed salmon recipe, you can go out and get the ingredients today. You may have many of these in your home already. The ingredients that you will need include the following:
Once you have these ingredients, you can learn how to make the glaze for this recipe and you can get started.
How to Make Apricot Glaze for Salmon
Now that you know how to make the salmon, you also need to know what ingredients are needed for the apricot glaze for salmon. The ingredients that you need for this portion of the recipe include the following:
All you have to do is mix these ingredients together well. The apricot glaze for this salmon recipe is so easy and quick to whip up. All the ingredients come together perfectly
How Do You Know When Salmon is Done?
If you aren’t the best at making salmon, you may be wondering when the salmon is done. The tips for knowing when your salmon is done include the following:
–The salmon is done when it flakes easily.
–You can also check if it is done by using a fork (if it pulls apart easily, it is done).
–The USDA recommends that salmon is cooked to 145 degrees Fahrenheit (internal temperature).
Once the salmon is done, you can serve it with delicious sides.
Serve with Apricot Salmon
Every meal needs delicious sides. With this apricot glazed salmon, you can serve it with the following:
–Rice and broccoli
-Mashed potatoes and asparagus
I love to serve my salmon with a vegetable and starch side. It makes the entire meal come together wonderfully.
How to Store Cooked Salmon
If you make this apricot glazed salmon recipe, but somehow don’t eat it all up, you will want to store the cooked salmon. It is important to know the following regarding storing cooked salmon:
–It will last up to 3 days when put in the refrigerator.
–You should keep it stored in an airtight container.
If you follow these tips, you can eat the leftover apricot glazed salmon over the next couple of days (if you don’t eat it all up before then).
This apricot glazed salmon would make for a great weeknight or weekend meal. It would also be great at parties, events, and holidays.
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Apricot Glazed Salmon
For the Apricot Glaze:
- 1/2 cup apricot preserves
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon garlic minced (3 garlic cloves)
Ingredients for Salmon:
- 1 lb salmon filet cut into 4 equal portions
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt, or season to taste
- 1/4 tsp black pepper, or season to taste
- 2 tablespoon of olive oil
- Preheat the broiler on Low.
- Heat an oven safe skillet on medium-heat with olive oil.
- Season salmon with salt and pepper.
- In a small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients and set aside.
- Place salmon flesh/meat side down and sear for 3 minutes. (Note: The Salmon should be able to release and flip easily.)
- Sear on the other side for 3 minutes.
- Pour glaze on top of salmon. Cook for 1 minute.
- Put salmon in the broiler for 5 minutes.