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Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon With Pistachio Butter is an easy recipe for the super fish salmon. Salmon fillets are seasoned with just the right amount of spice then glazed over with honey, a touch of orange and topped with pistachio butter that melts down over the fillets after grilling.
Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon with Pistachio Butter
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon is an easy recipe for salmon fillets that are seasoned with spice, grilled then glazed with honey and orange. Serve with a homemade orange-scented Pistachio Butter and you’ll be happy it’s dinner time!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: grilled salmon,, honey glazed salmon
Servings: 4
Calories: 310 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 4 Tbs. butter ,at room temperature
  • 2 Tbs. finely chopped shelled pistachios
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 2 Tbs. honey
  • 1 Tbs. orange juice ,preferably fresh squeezed
  • 4 salmon fillets ,about 6 oz. each
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. chipotle chile pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 scallion ,sliced on diagonal
  1. Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
  2. In small bowl combine butter, pistachios and orange zest. Chill until ready to serve.
  3. Combine honey and orange juice; reserve.
  4. Season salmon fillets with kosher salt, chipotle and garlic powder.
  5. Grill salmon until opaque, firm and salmon flakes apart with a fork, turning once, and brushing with honey glaze during last 2-3 minutes of grilling.
  6. Transfer salmon to serving dish. Sprinkle with scallion and serve with pistachio butter.
Recipe Notes

Also delicious when you bake the salmon in the oven! Preheat oven to 350F and follow directions above.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon with Pistachio Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 331mg14%
Potassium 892mg25%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 138IU3%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.