First off, Glazed Salmon is an amazing dinner option that is healthy and flavorful!

Glazed Salmon Sweet & Spicy dp

Glazed Salmon: Sweet & Spicy

As a matter of fact, no one enjoys plain tasting food! Furthermore, this sweet and spicy glazed salmon recipe solves the problem of eating the same boring salmon dishes! As well, wonderfully light, with an amazingly flavorful glaze, you must try this recipe!

Moreover, the sweetness of brown sugar, the subtle heat of chili flake (or pepper) combine perfectly with the earthiness of soya. Furthermore, these flavors are reinforced by the cutting citrus and tanginess of red wine vinegar. Lastly, the cilantro adds an amazing freshness to the already sumptuous flavor of the salmon.

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Furthermore, this sweet and spicy glazed salmon recipe solves the problem of eating the same boring salmon dishes!


  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh salmon fillet with skin removed
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


The Marinade

First, place the salmon in a shallow, flat dish, and set it aside.
Next, combine the vinegar, olive oil, soy sauce, water, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, onion powder, garlic powder, cilantro, and brown sugar in a blender.
Crucially, blend until brown sugar dissolves.
Furthermore, pour the marinade over the salmon, ensuring even coverage.
Lastly, cover the dish, and marinade at least 2 hours.

Oven Preparation

Secondly, line a broiling pan with foil.
Aftetrward, remove the salmon from the marinade, and place on the prepared broiling pan.
Next,season to taste with salt and pepper.
As well, remember to transfer the remaining marinade to a saucepan.
Lastly, turn the broiler to low.


For the last step, broil salmon about 6 inches from the heat for 5 minutes.
Furthermore, it is crucial to brush with the remaining marinade.
Afterward, broil for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, brushing 2-3 more times with additional marinade.
Cook until the glazed salmon flakes easily with a fork.

As well, if desired, cook the remaining marinade over low heat until it reduces by one-third.
Lastly, this reduced marinate can be poured over the salmon or used as a dipping sauce.
Finally, serve and enjoy!

Overall, this recipe is simple, delicious, and a must try! Glazed Salmon with a sweet and spicy sauce is a dish you will be making again and again!