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baked salmon

Easy Oven Baked Salmon

Salmon is loaded in nutritional benefits. Baking salmon filets can be easy, but flavorful with this recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 180kcal


  • Ingredients
  • Full Salmon fillet - I cut in half just prior to serving
  • 1/2 stick of butter melted
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 375º.
  • Place entire salmon fillet in a foil-lined, rimmed baking sheet
  • Mix melted butter with all other ingredients.
  • Baste butter mixture all over the salmon fillet.
  • Bake at 375º for approximately, 15-20 minutes.
  • Verify fish is at 145º in the thickest part; remove from oven.
  • Spritz with lemon juice.
  • Serve with saffron rice and a small salad for a very healthy meal.