baked herb butter salmon recipe

Baked Herb Butter Salmon

This Baked Herb Butter Salmon bakes up in foil in the oven resulting in a moist, flavorful meal! Simple, easy and delicious! Best of all, this healthy dinner comes together in less than 30 minutes, start to finish!

Salmon is a favourite in our house. We eat it often, at least once every 2 weeks minimum and this particular recipe is one of our favourites! Part of the reason is it is so dang delicious – I mean, how can you go wrong with with delicious herby buttery flavours? You can’t! The other reason I love this recipe is because of its simplicity and speedy cook time! Heck yes to a quick dinner recipe!

I love a good foil packet dinner! The salmon gets all wrapped up in foil in this recipe and bakes in the oven. This locks in moisture, making the fish so tender and wonderful! It also helps with an easy clean up! Win- win!

How to make Baked Herb Butter Salmon

To make this recipe, you will need:

  • 1 1/2 pound salmon fillet
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • lemon slices for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven 375F. Line a baking sheet with foil big enough to fold over fish.

Place salmon in center of baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper.

In bowl, mix butter, lemon juice and herbs. Pour over salmon.

Fold the sides of foil over the salmon and seal it. Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Remove from oven and open foil. Put back in oven and broil on high until it gets a little colour (about 2 minutes). Keep your eye on it to ensure it doesn’t burn.

Remove from oven and serve. Be sure to spoon over the remaining sauce over the fish.

I hope you enjoy this simple recipe!

-Cathy

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Baked Herb Butter Salmon

Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pound salmon fillet

  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced

  • 1 teaspoon parsley, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • lemon slices for garnish

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven 375F. Line a baking sheet with foil big enough to fold over fish.
  • Place salmon in center of baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper.
  • In bowl, mix butter, lemon juice and herbs. Pour over salmon.
  • Fold the sides of foil over the salmon and seal it. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and open foil. Put back in oven and broil on high until it gets a little colour (about 2 minutes). Keep your eye on it to ensure it doesn’t burn.
  • Remove from oven and serve. Be sure to spoon over the remaining sauce over the fish.


 

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