Lemon butter-baked salmon

Lemon butter-baked salmon

Tender salmon smothered in lemon butter – simple, quick, and so flavorful. For a fast and easy dinner, pair it with a fresh salad. Or, add some veggies to the baking dish for a one pan meal. Voila! A delicious, filling, and healthy dish with minimal clean up.

Lemon butter-baked salmon

Tender salmon smothered in lemon butter – simple, quick, and so flavorful. For a fast and easy dinner, pair it with a fresh salad. Or, add some veggies to the baking dish for a one pan meal. Voila! A delicious, filling, and healthy dish with minimal clean up.
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb 450 g salmon, boneless fillet, cut into portion sizessalmon, boneless fillets, cut into portion sizes
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp butter melted or olive oil
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp finely chopped fresh or dried chives or fresh dill
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place the salmon fillets in a baking dish. Mix the melted butter (or olive oil) with lemon juice. Pour on top of the salmon.
  3. Season with salt, ground black pepper, and any other seasoning of choice. For example, chives or dill.
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the salmon flakes with a fork but is still moist inside.

Tips

Use the lemon zest for a more prominent citrus flavor. Garnish with lemon slices and fresh dill.

Fresh minced garlic and a drizzle of olive oil also pairs perfectly.

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