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15-Minute Baked Salmon with Lemon

Amanda Korhonen: "Absolutely delicious. Very easy recipe." Read More
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15-Minute Baked Salmon with Lemon

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Fifteen minutes, and some salt, pepper, and lemon are all that's needed for perfectly cooked simple salmon fillets. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 4 salmon fillets (Atlantic, 5 oz. each)
  • 2 tsp. unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 lemon (large, for salmon)
  • lemon (for serving)
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    Calories270Calories from Fat150
    Total Fat17g26%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat150
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C80%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Amanda Korhonen a month ago
    Absolutely delicious. Very easy recipe.
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    Jacobs 2 months ago
    Very yummy, hubby loved it!
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    Ricardo Orta 4 months ago
    Delicious and amazing very easy to make
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    John Pierce 7 months ago
    Very good, I added some salmon seasoning. It may have been a bit undercooked going off the 12 minute timer, but I find it hard to tell with salmon
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    Michael 8 months ago
    Amazing! Modified by adding some baby carrots to the pan.
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    mslisaj a year ago
    i love this quick and delicious recipe
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    Wills a year ago
    It was good but not as good as the salmon cooked with pineapple
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    Bethany Kern a year ago
    So good! But one of them was a bit raw in the middle. Make sure it is fully thawed. Don’t get big fillets, try to ask for exact sizes. Can this be made into fish pate? Update: made fish pate out of it and it was pretty good. Just make sure you have a big party for it and don’t double it for the same reasons. Update 2: on the ninja grill do lowest temp an under 9 minutes for thawed and 12 or more for frozen
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    Sherman Leung a year ago
    lemom skin burnt a bit and gave the salmon skin a bitter taste.
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    Emily Levesque a year ago
    Tasted great. Took a little more time in the oven than suggested. Next time I’ll try it at 425 F.
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    Tina Mmtz a year ago
    Amazing, so soft and delicious and the recipe was very simple
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    Kimberly Cate a year ago
    it eas awesome none left 5 stars
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    Michael Kryger 2 years ago
    Great stuff and very easy
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    Katherine Yano 2 years ago
    Simple. Yummy I used lemon pepper While the salmon was in the oven, microwaved some asparagus and prepared a simple arugula salad
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    Libby 2 years ago
    So easy and yummy Yes
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    Corinna Young 2 years ago
    Yum! Perfect. Simple and fast!
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    AllstarFoodie 2 years ago
    It was very easy and it turned out really yummy! I loved it
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    O'Leary 2 years ago
    very easy for him to follow .he will do ok with your recipes
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    Robert Kelly 2 years ago
    It was okay, but a little bland. It was easy to make, but might have tasted better with more seasoning or on the grill.
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    Carmen Sproviero 2 years ago
    lots of flavor and very easy to make!
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    Amber Sloan 2 years ago
    So good even my picky eater children loved it.
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    rue 2 years ago
    followed the recipe as written and it technically came out fine but i didn't care for it. bland and a bit tough, cooking time was too long. i used wild caught keta salmon and i guess i just dont like lemon pepper fish.
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    LA Holmes 2 years ago
    Great! I halved the recipe. Came out perfect. Baked potatoes with sour cream, and butter. Fiddle head greens, pan prepared with bacon. Major yum!
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    Katie 2 years ago
    Easy and tasty! Family favorite and have made several times
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    Svetlana Fusekova 2 years ago
    Simple, straightforward go-to 😋
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    Dockery 2 years ago
    Yummy! My lemon was kind of bitter though. Did I do something wrong?
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    Erika Scruggs 2 years ago
    I initially had low expectations for this because it seemed too simple to be good but it was amazing! The lemon was exactly the right complement to the salmon. I did add some garlic powder to the fish as well. Will definitely add this to my rotation.
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    Robby B 2 years ago
    Really good, quick and easy to prepare
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    Penny Saunders 2 years ago
    Super easy. Super good. It's amazing how something so simple can be so darn tasty. Will be my standard salmon cooking method from here on out. Plus you can punch up the flavors with spices/herbs of your choice. Turned $12 worth of salmon into food fit for the most important company.
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    Vin Jones 2 years ago
    Great flavor, super easy.