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Chef Cole's Honey Brown Sugar Salmon

Published January 12th, 2023 by Copper River Salmon

Honey Brown Sugar Copper River Salmon

Recipe by Cole Turner, Orca Adventure Lodge

Our local Orca Adventure Lodge chefs dazzle once again! This time, Chef Cole Turner sweetens the deal with his Honey Brown Sugar salmon, taking taste to the next level in a surprisingly simple recipe. 


    • 4 six-oz portions Copper River Sockeye Salmon
    • 2 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
    • 3 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
    • 1 clove garlic, minced

Instructions (read directions thoroughly before cooking)

    • Pat salmon dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper on both sides, preheat oven to 400° F
    • Heat sauté pan on medium-high heat, add clarified butter and heat to shimmering
    • Place salmon flesh-side down in pan, sear for 2-3 minutes
    • Mix glaze ingredients
    • Transfer salmon to foil-lined sheet pan, skin-side down
    • Apply glaze to salmon, cook for 4-6 minutes, or until flesh separates easily with fork
    • Pair with preferred salmon pairing and enjoy!

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Honey Brown Sugar Salmon

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