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salmon cooked in the microwave

Simple Microwave Salmon

  • Author: Regan Jones, RD
  • Total Time: 6 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Learn to cook salmon easily in the microwave. It turns out great!


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  1. Place salmon in a small microwave-safe dish. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl; spoon over salmon.
  2. Cover and cook on MEDIUM (50%) power in microwave 2 to 3 minutes, in 1-minute intervals or until cooked to desired degree of doneness.
  • Prep Time: 3 min
  • Cook Time: 3 min
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American