4.93 from 14 votes
Review Recipe

Lemon Herb Baked Salmon

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Tender flaky salmon in a lemony herb crust takes just a few minutes of prep and makes the perfect meal 
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Ingredients

  • 1 salmon fillet 3-4lbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 lemon divided use
  • salt & pepper
Topping
  • 3/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill minced
  • zest from one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese shredded
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Line a pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  4. Place salmon on the pan and brush with melted butter. Season with salt and pepper and squeeze 1/2 of the lemon over top.
  5. Sprinkle crumb mixture over salmon. Bake uncovered 13-17 minutes or until salmon flakes easily and is cooked.

Recipe Notes

Salmon cooking time will vary based on thickness.  Your salmon should flake easily with a fork and according to the FDA should reach an internal temperature of 145°F.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 377, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 128mg, Sodium: 212mg, Potassium: 1012mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 40g, Vitamin A: 390%, Vitamin C: 8.8%, Calcium: 57%, Iron: 2%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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