I didn’t grow up in Maryland, but since moving here I’ve quickly fallen in love with the unofficial spice of the region, OLD BAY. Traditionally served on steamed crabs, I’ve taken to dusting this spice on all of my favorite foods, french fries and corn being two of my favorites. And at restaurants, I usually lean in heavily to dishes that mention the spice. One of my favorite OLD BAY treats is honey OLD BAY wings.
My friends and I were gathering for one of our many summer BBQ’s and it was my turn to host. Instead of defaulting to the typical burgers and hot dogs, I wanted to make something a little more adult. The day was also a total scorcher, so I wanted something light. Enter, the Honey OLD BAY Glazed Salmon with Fruit Salsa.
Some of my friends can be such picky eaters, but OLD BAY is one of those ingredients that everyone loves, especially the Marylanders. So everyone went absolutely crazy for this dish.
The sugars from the honey OLD BAY marinade really caramelize on the grill and I was left with a beautifully sweet salmon that has a little bit of spice. But the most important step to this recipe is cooking the fish skin side down so the skin has time to crisp up and become the best version of itself.
Honey OLD BAY Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Mango Salsa
Grilled salmon with a sweet and spicy glaze paired with a fruit salsa
Honey Old Bay Glazed Salmon
- 1.3 Pounds Salmon
- 1 TBSP OLD BAY
- 1/4 Cup Honey
- 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
- 2 Limes juiced
Pineapple Mango Salsa
- 1 Cup Mango diced
- 1 Cup Pineapple diced
- 1/2 Avocado diced
- 1 Lime juiced
- 1/2 Red Onion diced
- 1 Serrano Pepper finely chopped
- 2 TBSP Cilantro roughly chopped
- 1 Garlic Clove minced
- Salt + Pepper to taste
Begin by preparing the Pineapple Mango Salsa. Combine all of the ingredients into a bowl and set aside to marinade.
Whisk the honey, OLD BAY, olive oil, and lime juice together in a small bowl. Set aside.
Preheat the grill to medium heat.
Prepare your salmon by lightly sprinkling it with some OLD BAY, for some extra spice.
Place the salmon, skin side down over the hot grill. After six minutes, brush the honey OLD BAY marinate over the salmon.
After another four minutes when the salmon skin is nice and crispy, flip it, and cook skin side up for a quick two minutes to finish it off.
Serve the salmon with the pineapple mango salsa on top.
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