Sweet Garlic Salmon


  • 1 filet salmon
  • 1/2 yellow onion 
  • 3 cloves garlic 
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar 
  • 1/2 butter
  • salt 
  • crushed chili pepper
  • fresh rosemary 
  • tin foil


  1. Wash salmon and cut in to serving size pieces 
  2. Place each piece of salmon on its own piece of tinfoil that can fold over and cover the whole piece. 
  3. Sprinkle salt and crushed chili peppers over salmon pieces. 
  4. Dice garlic and place into a small container, add most of the brown sugar with about 2 tablespoons set aside.
  5. Spread the garlic and brown sugar mix over the salmon covering the flesh. Sprinkle the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar over the salmon pieces. 
  6. Cut onion in half keeping the root attached so that you do not cry. Cut onion into moon crescent shapes without separating the onion pieces. 
  7. Place unseparated pieces of onion on to op the garlic/brown sugar covered salmon pieces. 
  8. Cut butter equally to the amount of salmon pieces you have. Place butter pieces in the center of the salmon pieces and garnish with a piece of fresh rosemary. 
  9. Fold over the tinfoil wrapping the salmon and sealing all the edges so that no liquid comes out. 
  10. Let the salmon marinate while the oven heats up to 325°, bake for 20 min. 
  11. Remove salmon from over and let sit for 5 min.
  12. Unwrap, server with rice or cauliflower rice and enjoy.

Sweet Garlic Salmon before wrapping in tin foil to cook. Photo by Diamond Williams

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