Oven Baked Herb Roasted Salmon Recipe

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I can’t say enough about salmon. Quite simply, it makes for one of the tastiest, healthiest, and most delicious meals you can have.

And whenever you see one of the newest diet crazes out there, they all seem to have one thing in common – eat salmon!

Salmon doesn’t have to be a big deal at all to make. In fact, with just a few easy steps and ingredients, you can be on your way to making one of the best salmon dishes you’ll ever have.

This herb roasted salmon recipe only uses 2 herbs, salt and pepper, a little olive oil and of course some fresh lemon wedges and it roasts right in the oven.

No need to soak the fish in butter or mess up a bunch of dishes.

Just line a baking dish with aluminium foil, and clean up is a breeze!

I love using fresh salmon fillets, skin on, from my local fresh grocer. But frozen salmon fillets will work just as well as long as they’re defrosted.

So spend 5 minutes preparing this wonderful salmon recipe and enjoy a healthy, delicious meal tonight!

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Oven Baked Herb Roasted Salmon Recipe

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This tender, flaky salmon recipe is universally loved and very easy to prepare but gives a fancy restaurant style.
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:10 mins
Total Time:15 mins

SERVINGS

2

Equipment

  • Shallow Baking Dish
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets about 4oz each
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • lemon wedges

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  • Line a shallow baking dish with aluminum foil and spray with a little cooking spray.
  • Place salmon fillets skin down in dish.
  • Drizzle olive oil on salmon and spread it out well so both fillets are lightly coated.
  • Gently rub salt and pepper onto salmon fillets and then add rosemary and thyme.
  • Salmon cooks in 5 minutes per 1/2 inch of thickness. So your total cooking time will depend on the thickness of the salmon fillets. It’s likely to be 5-8 minutes total. Fish will flake with a fork when done.
  • Remove from oven, spritz with a little lemon and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 366mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 268IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy main dish, herb roasted fish, leamony salmon, roasted salmon
Servings: 2
Calories: 267kcal

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