Honey and Whiskey Baked Salmon

Serves: 2-4

Immerse yourself in the rich culinary heritage of Ireland with this exquisite Honey and Whiskey Baked Salmon recipe. This dish elegantly marries the sweet, comforting notes of honey with the robust, deep flavours of Irish whiskey, creating a symphony of tastes that perfectly complement the natural richness of salmon.

Ideal for a special dinner or a cosy night in, this recipe brings a touch of Irish charm to your table. The harmony of flavours is a nod to the traditional Irish penchant for hearty, soulful cooking and reflects the modern palate’s love for sophistication and simplicity.

Honey and Whiskey Baked Salmon


  • Four salmon fillets
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Irish whiskey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Fresh thyme or parsley for garnish


A simple and delicious dish that will impress your guests, prepared and served in under half an hour.

Step 1 – Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

Step 2 – Prepare the Glaze: In a bowl, whisk together honey, Irish whiskey, soy sauce, garlic, Dijon mustard, and lemon juice.

Step 3 – Season the Salmon: Place the salmon fillets with salt and pepper in a baking dish.

Step 4 – Glaze the Salmon: Pour the whiskey-honey mixture over the salmon. Let it marinate for about 15 minutes if time allows.

Step 5 – Bake the Salmon: Place the baking dish in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.

Step 6 – Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh thyme or parsley. Serve with a side you choose, like steamed vegetables, fried potatoes, or a light salad.

Indulge in this Honey and Whiskey Baked Salmon, a dish where the warmth of Irish flavours meets the richness of the sea, leaving you with a memorable, heartwarming culinary journey. 

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