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Honey Mustard Baked Salmon with Thyme Roasted Potatoes

honey mustard salmon

This simple salmon recipe is sweet and tangy and a complete meal with easy roasted potatoes – with very little prep and everything cooked in the oven this is a great weekday recipe when things get busy. Fresh thyme is a great herb to use all fall and winter – a single package should last several weeks in refrigerator drawer.

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  • 1 pound small red potatoes, halved
  • 3 sprig fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • ¾ pound salmon, cut into 2 filets


Preheat oven to 400° F.

In a large bowl, toss potatoes, thyme, 1 tablespoon olive oil and salt.  Arrange on a sheet pan in a single layer. Roast in the oven for 30 minutes.

While potatoes are roasting, combine remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil with honey, mustard, garlic and lemon in a small bowl.

Lay salmon filets on a greased sheet pan and cover with honey mustard sauce. Bake for 15 to18 minutes, or until just opaque in the center.