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Butter & Lemon Baked Salmon Fillet

Butter & Lemon Baked Salmon Recipe

Butter & Lemon Baked Salmon Fillet


  • 2 portions of salmon (about 200g each) 
  • 2 tblsp butter
  • tblsp lemon juice 
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cilantro or basil (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Prep baking sheet with tin foil and a rack. Grease rack or grease foil in pan if you have no rack.

3. Melt butter in a dish and stir in spices and lemon juice. 

4. Brush both sides of salmon or side with no skin if using skin-on salmon. (Place skin-on salmon skin side down on rack or pan.) 

5. Bake for 14-18 minutes or until inside is flaky and cooked evenly throughout. 

6. For a crispier texture, broil for an extra 4-6 minutes on low.

This recipe provides an excellent base coat for your favourite rubs and spices. Do you have a homemade rub recipe you love? Would you like to try Humble & Frank's Salmon Rub? Or, just enjoy this recipe and its simplicity as it enhances the natural flavours and juices of the salmon.