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Pan Fried Salmon with Honey Chili Butter

Golden pan fried salmon topped with delicious honey chili butter spread

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Butter, Chili, Honey, Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 Skinless salmon filets Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp Butter for frying
  • 1/3 Cup Room temperature butter for the spread
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tsp BBQ rub
  • 1/2 Tsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Italian seasoning
  • Pinch Cayenne pepper
  • Salt, pepper and garlic powder to season salmon


  1. Season salmon filets to your taste

  2. Combine all other ingredients, except 2 Tbsp butter for frying

  3. Melt 2 Tbsp butter in a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat

  4. Fry salmon filets, about 4 minutes per side until you achieve a golden crust

  5. Remove salmon and plate immediately

  6. Spread honey chili butter generously over each filet, on both sides, let it melt

  7. Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy!