Marinated Salmon with Garlic and Herbs Recipe

Marinated Salmon with Garlic and Herbs Recipe

How To Make Marinated Salmon

Garlic and herbs are the best seasonings when making marinated salmon. The full flavor coming from the garlic and herbs will make this dish savory and fragrant.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4ozsalmon fillets
  • 4tbspolive oil
  • tbsphoney
  • tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tsplemon,zest
  • 2tspparsley,fresh, chopped
  • 2tspthyme leaves,fresh
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • ½tspgarlic,minced
  • lemon wedges,for serving


  1. Place the olive oil, honey, soy sauce, lemon zest, parsley, thyme, salt and pepper in a bowl. Whisk to combine.

  2. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the marinade for later use. Add the garlic to the bowl.

  3. Add the salmon and marinade to a resealable freezer bag and seal. Shake to coat the salmon with the marinade.

  4. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or up to 6 hours.

  5. Remove the salmon from the marinade and scrape off any excess bits of herbs or garlic.

Grilling instructions:

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan over medium-high heat. Add the salmon fillets and cook for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until salmon is opaque throughout.

Oven instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Place the salmon fillets on a sheet pan lined with cooking spray. Bake for 15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through.

  3. Brush the reserved marinade over the salmon fillets, then serve with lemon wedges if desired.


  • Calories: 209.38kcal
  • Fat: 17.38g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.74g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.91g
  • Fiber: 0.42g
  • Sugar: 6.70g
  • Protein: 6.47g
  • Cholesterol: 15.59mg
  • Sodium: 347.54mg
  • Calcium: 11.16mg
  • Potassium: 154.13mg
  • Iron: 0.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 3.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.02mg
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