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Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon

Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon

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Jim M

A quick baked salmon dish.

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  • Calories:
  • 493 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 39.6 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 32.8 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 149 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium:
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Combine water and lemon juice in a bowl.
  2. Arrange the 16 smaller pieces of butter in 2 rows on a baking dish and top with garlic slices. Place salmon fillets over each row of butter and garlic.
  3. Melt remaining sliced butter in a bowl with minced garlic, about 40 seconds. Spoon about half the melted butter-garlic mixture over salmon and top with lemon slices. Pour about half the lemon juice mixture into the baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Baste fillets with juices in the baking dish, then pour remaining butter and lemon juice over the fish. Continue baking until salmon is easily flaked with a fork, about 10 minutes more.
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Reviews

Kristaiscool
2
8/20/2014

Oh man, okay I won't press done expecting it to make a space. I used olive oil instead of butter, and added dried dill seasoning which added a mild but tasty flavor. Served on a cold mixed green salad with purple olives, cherry tomatoes, grilled red beets, hearts of Palm, artichoke, shredded carrots, kidney beans and white quinoa. We also used a miso-ginger vinaigrette. Such a delicious salad will definitely be making this with the salmon for years to come!

dayleh
1
8/5/2014

Amazing

Joanne H
0
10/26/2014

I expected more from this recipe. Next time I make salmon which is several times a month, I will be using another recipe.