Baked Salmon with Lemon and Butter

4.4 out of 5 stars5 stars65%4 stars16%3 stars12%2 stars2%1 star2%540 ratings
A whole salmon filet with a flavor of butter and lemon is perfect when you are many people at the table. Serve with a roasted fennel salad and melted lemon butter. Ketogenic low carbKetogenic low carb74% Fat25% Protein1% Carbs1 g carbs / serving Easy 10 + 25 m10 minutes preparation25 minutes cooking time
Ketogenic low carbKetogenic low carb74% Fat25% Protein1% Carbs1 g carbs / serving Easy 10 + 25 m10 minutes preparation25 minutes cooking time

A whole salmon filet with a flavor of butter and lemon is perfect when you are many people at the table. Serve with a roasted fennel salad and melted lemon butter.

Ingredients

6 servingservings
USMetric
  • 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2¼ – 3 lbs 1 – 1.4 kg salmon
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 7 oz. 200 g butter
  • 1 1 lemon

Print recipe
NutritionKetogenic low carb74% Fat25% Protein1% Carbs1 g carbs / serving

Instructions

Instructions are for 6 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the salmon with the skin down in a greased baking dish (1 tablespoon olive oil), salt and pepper generously.
  3. Slice the lemon thinly and place on top of the salmon. Cover with half of the butter in thin slices.
  4. Bake on middle rack for about 20–30 minutes, depending on size.
  5. Heat the rest of the butter in a small sauce pan until it starts to bubble. Remove from heat and let cool a little and carefully add some lemon juice.
  6. Serve the fish with the lemon butter and a side dish of your choice. See below for suggestions.

Meal plans

Get lots of weekly low-carb meal plans, complete with shopping lists and everything, with our premium meal planner tool (free trial).
 
Keto LasagnaMon
Thai Fish with Curry and CoconutTue
Keto Pierogis Filled with Bacon and MushroomWed
Indian Cabbage Stir-FryThu
Pesto Chicken Casserole with Feta Cheese and OlivesFri
Fat Head PizzaSat
Pork Chops with Blue-Cheese SauceSun

Suggestions

Popular now

Top 30 recipes >

More recipes

Visual low-carb guides

Get started

For everything you need to get started – meal plans, shopping lists, daily tips and troubleshooting – just sign up for our free 2-week keto low-carb challenge:
challenge_pic2
Low Carb Made Easy How to Lose Weight Low-Carb Recipes Low-Carb Success Stories

Leave a Reply

Reply to comment #0 by