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Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Oven Baked Salmon garnished with lemon slices

Baked salmon with garlic and dijon is juicy, flaky and flavorful. An easy, excellent 20-minute salmon recipe. Learn how to bake perfect salmon every time!

Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $10-$12
Keyword: baked salmon
Calories: 314 kcal
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb salmon filet
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 Tbsp light olive oil not extra virgin
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves pressed
  • 1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt we use sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 Lemon sliced into 4 rings

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F and line a rimmed baking sheet with silpat or foil. Slice salmon into 4 portions and arrange them on a lined baking sheet, skin-side-down.

  2. In a small bowl, combine: 2 Tbsp parsley, 2-3 pressed cloves garlic, 2 Tbsp oil and 2 Tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 Tbsp Dijon, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/8 tsp pepper.

  3. Generously spread the marinade over the top and sides of the salmon then top each piece with a slice of lemon.

  4. Bake at 450°F for 12-15 min or until just cooked through and flaky. Don't over-cook.

Recipe Notes

Air Fryer Salmon: place salmon pieces on the wire basket, spread marinade over the top and air fry at 450˚F for 6-7 minutes or just until cooked through.