My parents were in town this past weekend so Chance and I had stocked up on groceries, but we ended up eating out for most of our meals so we could show them around the town and now we are stuck with an overly stocked fridge! Not a bad problem to have though, especially when we are expecting ANOTHER snow storm.
Needless to say, the first thing I knew I needed to cook was the giant salmon I had purchased from Sam's Club. We keep a well-stocked kitchen so I decided to bake a sriracha honey lime salmon and avoid the grocery store chaos at all costs. I haven't been pleased with some of my latest dishes, but this salmon totally made up for my recent fails. It was EPIC and I highly suggest trying this recipe out. Scroll down for details!
• 1 large salmon
• 2 tablespoons of butter
• ⅓ cup of honey
• ⅓ cup of sriracha sauce
• 3 limes (2 for slicing and 1 juiced)
• 1 teaspoon of minced garlic
• salt & pepper to taste
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil, grease lightly with butter or cooking spray, and lay salmon on top. Lightly season the salmon with salt and pepper (sometimes I omit this all together because the sauce is SO good). Thinly slice two limes and lay under the edges of the salmon.
2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in the honey, sriracha sauce, lime juice, and garlic. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a low heat and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
3. Pour ⅔ of the sauce over the salmon covering it entirely. Fold the edges of the foil up around the salmon so the sauce doesn't spill out everywhere. You don't need to cover the salmon, this just helps keep the sauce and moisture in.
4. Bake for 15 minutes, then switch to broil and cook another 4-5 minutes until the top and very edges of the salmon begin to char slightly.
5. Pour the remaining sauce over the salmon and serve!