Baked Salmon with Lemon and Herbs Recipe

Baked salmon with lemon and herbs is a delicious and healthy meal that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe is easy to prepare and requires only a few ingredients. The combination of lemon and herbs gives the salmon a refreshing and savory flavor that will leave you wanting more. In this recipe, we will be using fresh salmon fillets, lemons, garlic, thyme, and olive oil.

  • 4 salmon fillets, skin-on
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Rinse the salmon fillets under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.
  5. Arrange the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet, skin-side down.
  6. Drizzle the olive oil over the salmon fillets.
  7. Sprinkle the minced garlic and fresh thyme leaves over the salmon fillets.
  8. Place the lemon slices on top of the salmon fillets.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • When buying salmon, look for fillets that are firm and have a bright, pink color.
  • You can use other herbs like rosemary or dill instead of thyme if you prefer.
  • If you want to make the dish more flavorful, you can add some sliced onions and cherry tomatoes to the baking sheet.

Baked salmon with lemon and herbs is a versatile dish that can be served with a variety of side dishes. You can serve it with roasted vegetables, a fresh salad, or some rice pilaf. This recipe is also perfect for meal prep, as you can store the leftover salmon in the fridge and reheat it for a quick and healthy meal during the week.

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