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Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon is a simple and delicious way to kick your salmon up a notch! I love the contrast of the light and flakey salmon with a sweet brown sugar glaze. It's easy enough to put together for a weeknight dinner and the kids love it too!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1/4 cup (50 g) brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 4 (6 ounces) boneless salmon fillets
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the to 425°F and set the oven rack at to the highest setting.
  2. Prepare the rack of a broiler pan with cooking spray.
  3. Arrange the salmon on top of the prepared broiler pan and season with salt and pepper.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar and Dijon mustard; spoon mixture evenly onto top of the fillets.
  5. Cook for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, switch your oven to the broil setting, and broil for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the glaze is caramelized and golden.