· 4 wild caught salmon fillets (about 1/2 pound or 250 grams each, skin off or on)· Salt and pepper, (to season)· 1/2 teaspoon paprika ((mild, sweet or smokey))· 2 tablespoons butter· 4 cloves garlic, (finely chopped or minced)· 4 tablespoons honey· 1 tablespoon water· 2 teaspoons soy sauce· 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice, ((plus extra to serve))· Lemon wedges (to serve)
Step 1Arrange oven shelf to the middle of your oven. Preheat oven to broil/grill settings on medium heat.Step 2Season salmon with salt, pepper and paprika. Set aside.Step 3Heat the butter in a skillet or pan over medium-high heat until melted. Add the garlic and sauté for about a minute, until fragrant. Pour in the honey, water and soy sauce; allow the flavours to heat through and combine. Add in the lemon juice; stir well to combine all of the flavours together.Step 4Add the salmon steaks to the sauce in the pan; cook each fillet (skin-side down if there's any skin) for 3-4 minutes or until golden, while basting the tops with the pan juices. Season with salt and pepper, to taste (if desired).Step 5Optional -- Add the lemon wedges around the salmon (adds a stronger lemon taste). Baste salmon one more time then transfer the pan to your oven to broil / grill for a further 5-6 minutes, or until the tops of the salmon are nicely charred, and the salmon is cooked to your liking.Step 6To serve, drizzle with the sauce and a squeeze of lemon juice. Serve with steamed vegetables; over rice or with a salad.