I Have Never Eaten Such Delicious Salmon! Fast, Easy And Incredibly Delicious (Under 15 Minutes)

Let me start by saying this: I’ve cooked salmon countless times throughout my culinary career. I’ve baked it, pan-seared it, smoked it, and cured it. I’ve glazed it with teriyaki, miso, and maple mustard. But never, and I mean never, have I encountered a salmon dish quite as delectable as this one.

This isn’t just another recipe, folks. This is a revelation. It’s a symphony of flavors that will have your taste buds dancing a jig. And the best part? It’s embarrassingly simple to make.

We’re talking about a one-pan wonder that comes together in under 15 minutes. Yes, you read that right. Fifteen minutes from start to finish, and you’ll be plating up restaurant-worthy salmon that will rival anything you’ve ever ordered.

Intrigued? You should be! This Cajun honey butter salmon is about to become your new weeknight go-to meal. Keep reading to learn the secrets behind this insanely delicious dish!


For Salmon

  • 4 salmon fillets about ½ pound or 250 grams each, skin off or on
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice, plus extra for serving
  • Lemon wedges to serve

Cajun Honey Butter

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ tablespoon Cajun seasoning


Cajun Honey Butter Salmon

  1. Preheat oven to broil/grill settings on medium heat.
  2. Season the salmon with Cajun seasoning.
  3. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté garlic for a minute. Add honey, water, soy sauce; let flavors combine. Stir in lemon juice for a flavorful blend.
  4. Place salmon in the pan with the sauce. Cook for 3-4 minutes, basting the tops.
  5. Baste the salmon again and then place the pan in the oven to broil/grill for 5-6 minutes. Cook until the tops are charred and salmon is done to your preference.
  6. For serving, pour the sauce and add lemon juice, and arrange the lemon wedges around the salmon. Top with a heaping tablespoon of Cajun honey butter.
  7. Enjoy with steamed vegetables, rice, or alongside a salad.

Cajun Honey Butter ( Optional)

  1. Mix together the butter, honey, and ½ tablespoon of Cajun seasoning in a small bowl. Use a fork to blend until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.


  • Storing Leftovers: Keep any leftover salmon in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.
  • Reheating: Warm salmon in the oven at 275°F (135°C). Place on a lined baking sheet, add Cajun honey butter or olive oil on top for moisture. Heat for around 15 minutes until warmed through. Avoid overcooking.

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