Honey Glazed Salmon with Citrus Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Olivia Published: January 25, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Avocado Salsa Honey Glazed Salmon

In just 30 minutes, you can enjoy this delicious and rich honey glazed salmon that’s baked to perfection, and served with a tasty homemade avocado salsa.

Preparation: 19 minutes
Cooking: 11 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Salmon:

  • 4salmon fillets,skinless
  • 8tsphoney,divided
  • 8tspall-purpose flour,divided
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

For Salsa:

  • 1largehass avocado,peeled, cored, diced
  • cupred onion,chopped
  • 1tsporange zest
  • 2smallnavel oranges,peeled, segmented, diced
  • 1tsplime zest
  • 2tbsplime juice
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 3tbspcilantro,chopped
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Working with 2 salmon fillets at a time, sprinkle the tops of the fillets with salt and pepper.

  3. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon of honey and rub over the salmon to evenly cover. Sprinkle the tops with 1 teaspoon of flour and spread to cover.

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.

  5. Once the oil is hot, add 2 salmon fillets to the pan and cook for about 2 minutes until the bottom is golden brown.

  6. While they cook, sprinkle the tops of the fillets in the pan with salt and pepper then drizzle and rub with 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of flour.

  7. Carefully rotate the salmon and cook for about 2 minutes longer until the bottom is golden

  8. Repeat the process with the remaining 2 fillets.

  9. To make the salsa, add all ingredients to a medium bowl and gently toss, while seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

  10. Lightly spray a baking sheet with a non-stick cooking spray then transfer the salmon to the baking sheet.

  11. Bake in the preheated oven for about 7 to 10 minutes longer until cooked through.

  12. Serve the fillet warm with citrus avocado salsa.

Recipe Notes

  • For a less harsh bite, run the red onion under the cold water for a few seconds.
  • Cook time will vary depending on the thickness of the salmon.


  • Calories: 1068.90kcal
  • Fat: 67.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 17.09g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.96g
  • Fiber: 5.92g
  • Sugar: 17.16g
  • Protein: 83.53g
  • Cholesterol: 217.80mg
  • Sodium: 1282.87mg
  • Calcium: 88.64mg
  • Potassium: 1862.52mg
  • Iron: 2.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 13.51µg
  • Vitamin C: 56.63mg
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