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Sweet & Spicy Glazed Salmon

Sweet & Spicy Glazed Salmon recipe! This is so easy–promise! Serve with your favorite roasted veggies or side for a healthy dinner. Gluten-free, paleo-friendly. 

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 7 mins
  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Scale:


  • 1 lb wild-caught salmon
  • 1/2 TBS chili powder
  • 1/2 TBS coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp pink salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 1/2 TBS pure maple syrup
  • 1 TBS coconut aminos (can sub soy or tamari sauce)
  • 1 tsp stoneground mustard
  • 1 tsp sriracha, to taste (use a paleo-friendly sriracha if desired)


  1. Preheat oven for broiling (400ºF) and place oven rack about 6″ from broiler.
  2. Slice salmon fillet into four equal strips and pat dry with paper towel. Place skin side down on grease or lined baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl combine spices and sugar. then sprinkle mixture over salmon fillets.
  4. Transfer salmon to preheated oven and broil for about 6-8 minutes, until you see the crust start to form.
  5. While the salmon is broiling, make the glaze: in a small bowl mix together maple syrup, coconut aminos, mustard, and sriracha. Once the salmon has finished broiling brush with glaze and return to broiler for another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Allow salmon to rest on pan for 2-3 minutes before serving with your favorite sides. Enjoy!

Recipes Notes:

If baking salmon, follow steps as described for broiling, but preheat oven to 350ºF and bake salmon about 12-15 minutes, before covering with glaze during the last few minutes. Salmon will be done when meat flakes from fork. Store leftovers in covered container in fridge; enjoy within 3 days.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 264
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 391
  • Fat: 14
  • Saturated Fat: 3
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 11
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 23
  • Cholesterol: 50