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Apricot Glazed Salmon

Apricot Glazed Salmon In Skillet

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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:

Apricot preserves



-Soy Sauce

-Lemon juice




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:

-Apricot preserves


-Soy Sauce

-Lemon Juice

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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Easy salmon with an apricot glaze is one of the best salmon recipes. It's tangy, sweet and sticky with simple ingredients. Takes under 30 mins to make this salmon dinner! | domesticdee.com

Apricot Glazed Salmon In Skillet

Apricot Glazed Salmon

This Apricot Glazed Salmon is sweet, tangy, and delicious. You can put this recipe together in under 30 minutes and make it in just one pan.
4.93 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4


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.
  • Serve.


Note: The Salmon should be able to release and flip easily when flipping from the flesh/meat side.
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  • Reply Jeff Albom 2020/11/08 at 4:07 pm

    5 stars
    I eat salmon at least once a week and am always looking for new ways to prepare it. This is a great recipe.

    • Reply Dionne 2020/11/16 at 11:06 pm

      You’re welcome. You can never have to many salmon recipes.

  • Reply Jacqueline Meldrum 2020/11/08 at 5:12 pm

    5 stars
    I would never have thought of using apricot jam. The dressing sounds lush!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/11/16 at 11:07 pm

      Thank you so much.

  • Reply Emily Liao 2020/11/08 at 6:45 pm

    5 stars
    Loved the apricot glaze on this! Perfectly sweet and the salmon turned out great.

    • Reply Dionne 2020/11/16 at 11:08 pm

      I’m so glad it worked out for you.

  • Reply Toni 2020/11/08 at 8:37 pm

    5 stars
    So delicious! This recipe is fast, easy and so full of great flavor. A new favorite.

    • Reply Dionne 2020/11/17 at 6:26 am

      It is definitely fast and delicious. Thanks for trying it out!

  • Reply Andrea Metlika 2020/11/08 at 9:37 pm

    5 stars
    This salmon look wonderful! Such great flavors on this. Can’t wait to try it!

  • Reply Julia 2021/04/01 at 1:41 pm

    5 stars
    Wow the combination is something crazy good! Never thought of adding apricot to any savory food! Love this!

    • Reply Dionne 2021/05/29 at 4:55 pm

      The combination definitely pairs well together.

  • Reply Michelle 2021/04/01 at 1:43 pm

    5 stars
    This looks like such a flavourful salmon! Thanks for sharing

  • Reply Chenée 2021/04/01 at 2:56 pm

    5 stars
    This salmon is amazing!! The apricot glaze is just to die for! Thank you for a fantastic recipe!

    • Reply Dionne 2021/05/29 at 5:08 pm

      I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe.

  • Reply Shalini 2021/04/01 at 3:11 pm

    5 stars
    I love trying out different fish recipes and this salmon looks delicious! Never tried with apricots. So, I’m going to try this recipe soon.

    • Reply Dionne 2021/05/29 at 5:09 pm

      Thank you. Let me know how it goes when you try it out.

  • Reply Andrea 2021/04/01 at 3:29 pm

    5 stars
    I love salmon and this apricot glazed salmon is right up my alley!

  • Reply Caroline 2023/02/14 at 8:07 am

    5 stars
    Hi there! I usually cook salmon with maple syrup or use goji berries but never tried it with apricots. Really great find!

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