Sweet & Spicy Glazed Salmon

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 25, 2022
There’s a bit of magic going on here: A glaze of brown sugar, mustard, soy sauce and ginger is baked atop salmon to create a sweet-tangy entree. If you want to reward the family with a little something special, this recipe definitely fits the bill. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Sweet & Spicy Glazed Salmon Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the brown sugar, mustard, soy sauce, paprika, ginger and oil in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir until brown sugar is dissolved.
  2. Place salmon skin side down on a greased broiler pan. Sprinkle with pepper and salt.
  3. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, brushing glaze over salmon during the last 1-2 minutes of cooking.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 338 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 795mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein.