Honey Mustard Salmon with Asparagus

salmon-518032_1920

The flavours in this dish just work...dinner in 25 minutes

YIELD

4 Servings

TOTAL TIME

25 minutes

DIFFICULTY

Easy

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on print
Print
Share on email
Email

INGREDIENTS

NAME

WEIGHT

VOLUME

Honey 

25 g

1½ tbsp

Dijon mustard 

25 g

1½ tbsp

Garlic, minced 

9 g

3 cloves

Olive oil, extra virgin 

30 g 

30 mL / 2 tbsp

Lemon juice

15 g

15 mL / 1 tbsp 

Dill, chopped 

3 g

1 tbsp 

Salt

to taste

-

Olive oil, extra virgin

15 g

15 mL / 1 tbsp

Salmon, fillet, skin-on

900 g / 2 lb 

4 fillets

Butter

60 g

¼ cup

Olive oil, extra virgin 

30 g 

30 mL / 2 tbsp

Salt

4 g

1 tsp

Black pepper, freshly ground 

-

¼ tsp

Garlic, minced 

9 g

3 cloves

Asparagus, trimmed

450 g / 1 lb 

-

Lemon wedges

For garnish

4 wedges

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C / 400°F. 
  2. In a bowl, whisk together honey, Dijon mustard, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, dill, and salt.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Brush salmon fillets with olive oil on both sides. Place fillets skin-side down on baking sheet. Coat the top side of fillets with honey mustard sauce.
  4. Bake salmon until just barely cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes. 
  5. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in olive oil, salt, and black pepper. Add garlic and cook for about one minute, but do not brown. Add asparagus, and cook for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally. 
  6. Serve asparagus with salmon. Garnish with lemon wedges. 

NOTES

  • Serve with a side of rice, potatoes or green salad if you desire

  • The sauce also pairs well with chicken and ham

  • Alternatively, you can buy prepared honey mustard

  • You can use skinless salmon fillets for this recipe

  • Cook salmon to your preference