Sweet 'n' Spicy Roast Salmon

Sweet 'n' Spicy Roast Salmon


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About this recipe: This salmon dish is simple to make and tastes fantastic. Salmon is roasted with a sauce made with hot pepper sauce, sugar, butter, honey, lemon juice and olive oil. Serve with a salad, rice, potatoes or pasta.


Serves: 6 

  • 125ml hot red pepper sauce
  • 110g dark brown soft sugar or to taste
  • 30g butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (900g) boneless salmon fillet
  • 4 tablespoons chopped spring onions
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:30min marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Stir together the hot sauce, dark brown soft sugar, butter, honey and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir continuously for 3 to 4 minutes, until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is well blended. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Coat a baking dish with olive oil. Poke holes in the salmon with a fork, then place into the dish. Pour reserved sauce over the fish, top with spring onions and season with salt and pepper. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  4. Bake salmon in preheated oven, uncovered, until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 25 minutes.

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