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simple baked salmon

Simple Baked Salmon

Our family has been enjoying this recipe for years.  Baked to perfection with the perfect amount of lemon, garlic and butter is the key to this simple baked salmon recipe.  Salmon is my favorite protein to bake for the family and is healthy, easy and quick to make.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 402 kcal


  • Emile Henry Baking Dish
  • GreenPan Ceramic NonStick
  • Wooden Spoons


  • 2 Salmon Fillets
  • 2 pats Unsalted Butter or Oil sliced into pats
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 2 small Lemons sliced


  • Pre-Heat Oven to 350 degrees
  • Wash flllets and lay on oiled baking pan (I use TJ avocado oil spray under the fillets)
  • Sprinkle with 4-6 garlic minced
  • Lay 2 butter pats on each fillet
  • Squeeze lemon over top
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes uncovered
  • Optional: Caramelized Onions, Grilled Mushrooms,