Honey Soy Broiled Salmon – Healthy Option

Honey soy broiled salmon is sweet, savory and full of deliciously healthy ingredients. This is a perfect go-to fish meal for any occasion.

The Backstory: This is one of my all-time favorite ways to prepare salmon because it delivers on both sweet and savory flavors (not to mention all those wonderful health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, and salmon’s high protein content). But aside from all of these good-for-you boosts to your health, this is a delicious recipe that’s easy to prepare, delicious all year round, and perfect when feeding a crowd.  More of the Backstory after the recipe

Honey Soy Broiled Salmon (Healthy Option)

This delicious salmon strikes the perfect balance of sweet and savory notes. This is
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 21 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 6 tbsp. soy sauce, reduced sodium
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, fresh, minced
  • 1 tbsp. minced ginger
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Cooking sherry
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Hoisin sauce
  • 2 lbs. salmon fillet, cut into 5 oz portions


  1. Whisk first eight ingredients together for marinade. Marinate salmon for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours for added flavor.
  2. Place salmon with marinade in pan and bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Then broil for 1 minute (ensure salmon reaches a minimal internal temperature of 145 degrees for 15 seconds).
  3. Drizzle each portion with 1 tbsp. cooked marinade sauce.

…The Backstory continues: You can find other delicious recipes in my latest cookbook, Healthy Meals for Your Busy Life. In my new book, I’ve created a collection of delicious and satisfying meals from Lemon Poppy Seed Cake to Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Spirals — that you can prepare in 30 minutes or less. I know you’ll love them and that they’ll leave you feeling full, satisfied, and happy that you’ve made healthful choices that don’t sacrifice on taste!

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Franceen Friefeld, RD., LD., P.H.Ec.

Franceen Friefeld, RD., LD., P.H.Ec.

Franceen is one of country's leading voices in nutrition and health with 30 + years of experience as a senior food management executive, author, speaker, and TV host. Fran's followers adore her because she believes you should be able to have your kugel and not feel guilty about it. Her recipes, humor, and realistic approach to enjoying food and cutting through the hype of fad diets and quick fixes are what make her approach to a balanced lifestyle loved by so many.
Franceen Friefeld, RD., LD., P.H.Ec.

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