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Healthy Salmon Marinade

Healthy Salmon Marinade

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: American


A delicious and easy marinade for salmon filets you can make on the grill or in the oven!


  • 4 salmon fillets 4-6 ounces each
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place the olive oil, honey, soy sauce, lemon zest, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper in a container with a lid. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the salmon to the marinade and place on the cover. Gently roll it to coat the salmon with the marinade.
  • Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or up to 24 hours.
  • Remove the salmon from the marinade and scrape off any excess bits of herbs or garlic so they don’t burn.
  • Grilling instructions: Preheat an outdoor grill on medium high heat. Add the salmon fillets and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until salmon is opaque throughout.
  • Oven instructions: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Place the salmon on greased baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through.


  • Serving Size: 1 filet
  • Calories: 274 calories
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 592 mg
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 62 mg

Keywords: grilled seafood recipes, healthy recipes

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