Keto baked salmon with lemon and butter

Place this keto platter on the table and watch the crowd go gaga for lemony salmon! And to guild the lily, there’s lemon butter too. Doing salmon right? Oh, yeah.
Place this keto platter on the table and watch the crowd go gaga for lemony salmon! And to guild the lily, there’s lemon butter too. Doing salmon right? Oh, yeah.

Ingredients

6 servingservings
USMetric
  • 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs 900 g salmon
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 7 oz. 200 g butter
  • 1 1 lemon

Instructions

Instructions are for 6 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Grease a large baking dish with olive oil. Place the salmon, with the skin-side down, in the prepared baking dish. Generously season with salt and pepper.
  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, or until the salmon is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
  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. Gently add some lemon juice.
  6. Serve the fish with the lemon butter and a side dish of your choice. See below for suggestions.

Tip!

You can also use lemon zest in the butter. It’s fresh and gorgeous!

Suggested side dishes

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  2. Shelia
    I made this tonight - it was delicious!

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