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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.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword apricot glaze for salmon, apricot glazed salmon, apricot recipe, broiled salmon, pan seared salmon, salmon recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 4
Author Dionne


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.