Lemon Garlic Salmon

Lemon Garlic Salmon

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"Fresh salmon needs very little preparation. These salmon fillets are cooked in good, sweet butter and minced garlic, and then sprinkled with a little lemon juice. If you'd like a little more kick and a fancy presentation, caramelize onions and serve them atop the cooked salmon."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 323 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 323 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 23.9 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 301 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season salmon fillets on both sides with lemon pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Stir in garlic. Place salmon in pan. Cook for 10 minutes per inch of thickness, or until fish flakes when tested with a fork. Flip fillets halfway through cooking to brown on both sides. Sprinkle with lemon juice before serving.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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My husband loved it. I've been looking for seafood recipes. I cooked it at 325 deg for about 30 minutes - I had a pound-and-a half of the fillet - I thoroughly sprinkled both sides with lemon ...

This is very good and similar to another way I like to cook salmon. The only thing I added was that I sprinkled a little dill on the fillet. Very good! Because I also used a thick fillet with...

This was delicious. The true flavor of the salmon came through. I have found many recipes over-power this fish, and this one doesn't. Will be making again. Thanks for the post.