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Go-To Glazed Salmon

  • Author: Mia Zarlengo
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


Simple salmon with a sesame oil and coconut amino glaze! No sugar added, paleo friendly, and delish! 


  • 2 salmon filets 
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Sea salt + pepper
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp avocado oil, divided 
  • 12 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos


  1. Season the salmon with garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt, and pepper (plus red pepper flakes if you want some spice). 
  2. Heat a cast iron or non stick skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp of the avocado oil. Place the salmon in the pan skin side down, the drizzle the tops of the filets with another 1 tsp avocado oil. 
  3. Allow salmon to cook for 3-4 minutes, then pour the coconut aminos and the sesame oil over the filets and cook for another 2-3 minutes. A glaze will start to form in the pan– use a spoon to spoon the glaze over the tops of the salmon.
  4. Flip the salmon and cook until desired doneness, about 3-5 minutes.