We've been on a hot honey kick at Home Chef HQ, and once you taste this, you'll be in full agreement. The combination of red pepper flakes, honey, and butter pairs perfectly with the flaky, delicate salmon. This tastebud explosion is served with a side of zucchini and tomatoes. We plan on spreading the hot honey gospel for menus to come.
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You Will Need
Large Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
Prepare the Ingredients
Trim zucchini ends, halve lengthwise, and cut on an angle into ½" pieces.
Trim and cut white portions of green onions into 1" lengths. Cut green portions thinly on an angle, keeping green and white portions separate.
Pat salmon fillets dry, and season flesh side with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Sear the Salmon
Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp. olive oil and salmon, skin side up, to hot pan. Sear on one side until golden brown, 2-4 minutes.
Flip salmon, and transfer to prepared baking sheet.
Wipe pan clean and reserve.
Roast the Salmon
Roast in hot oven until salmon is firm and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 7-10 minutes.
While salmon roasts, make hot honey butter.
Make the Hot Honey Butter
Add softened butter, honey, red pepper flakes (to taste), and a pinch of salt to a mixing bowl and stir until smooth. Set aside.
Cook the Vegetables
Return pan used to sear salmon to medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and zucchini to hot pan. Stir occasionally until zucchini is browned and tender, 3-5 minutes.
Add tomatoes and white portions of green onions. Cook until tomatoes are tender, 2-3 minutes.
Stir in ¼ tsp. salt and seasoning rub. Remove from burner.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping salmon with hot honey butter and garnishing vegetables with green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!
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