Pan Seared Salmon with Balsamic Glaze

Fresh salmon, pan-seared, then oven-roasted to finish - topped with a delicious balsamic glaze, This Glazed Salmon is SO GOOD!!

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Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Kylee Cooks


  • 2 5oz salmon fillets
  • 1.5 Tbs olive oil



  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Add glaze ingredients to a small saucepan and heat over medium-low heat.
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer 2-3 minutes, or until glaze turns syrupy and glaze-y. Keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, heat about 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil in a medium oven-proof pan over medium heat.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper on both sides, and add to the hot pan.
  • Cook 2 minutes on each side (will release easily from pan when ready to flip). Should be a golden brown. on the surface.
  • Remove from the heat – and place the pan in the preheated oven. Bake 5-8 minutes, or to your liking (will depend on thickness and size of your salmon).
  • To serve - place a salmon fillet on each plate and drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  • Devour.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
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