Salmon with Honey Lemon Sauce 蜜糖柠檬三文鱼


English recipe – Please scroll down

Salmon with Honey Lemon Sauce


1.Salmon fillet 2pcs
2.Pink salt to taste
3.Vegetable oil 1 tsp
4.Ginger slice 8nos
5.Water 250g
6.Honey 1-1/2 tblsp
7.Lemon juice 2 tblsp
8.Lemon slice 6pcs
9.Fish sauce to taste
10.Pink salt to taste
11.Coriander 1 stalk
12.Starch solution


  1. Clean salmon fillets, pat dry and apply some pink salt evenly, pan fried till golden brown. Plate the salmon fillets, side aside.
  2. In another pan, put in vegetable oil and ginger slices, stir a while to release the aroma from ginger but do not over fry it. Add water.
  3. Bring to boil, lower the heat. Add honey and lemon juice. Stir to dissolve the honey, add lemon slices now.
  4. Do a tasting, season with fish sauce to balance the sweet and sour taste. Enhance the taste with a hint of pink salt and coriander bits (cut from the coriander stems).
  5. Once you are satisfied with the overall taste, gradually pour in starch solution to lightly thicken the sauce to your liking.
  6. Keep the honey lemon sauce in a jar, pour in when it’s time to serve the dish. This ensures that salmon slices remain crisp when you present the dish.
I pan fried salmon fillets with skin down first.
Once water is boiling, lower the heat before you add honey and lemon juice
Tasting is important to perfect the taste of your sauce
Finely chop some coriander stems to add beautiful aroma to the honey lemon sauce
Use starch solution to lightly thicken the honey lemon sauce
Only pour in sauce when you about to serve the dish


  1. For starch solution, ratio of corn starch to water is 1:1

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