Zesty Lemon Butter Baked Salmon



Zesty Lemon Butter Baked Salmon

Picture yourself seaside, where the salty breeze mingles with the aroma of succulent seafood. Our Zesty Lemon Butter Baked Salmon is a culinary homage to those unforgettable coastal moments. With a perfect balance of flavors and a touch of elegance, this recipe will whisk you away to the heart of the Mediterranean.

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine the melted butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Brush the fillets generously with the lemon butter mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and serve with your favorite side dishes.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Savor the taste of the sea with our Zesty Lemon Butter Baked Salmon. The tender salmon fillets are infused with a delightful mixture of melted butter, zesty lemons, and aromatic garlic. A sprinkle of oregano adds a Mediterranean flair that transports you to coastal villages. This dish is a testament to simple ingredients creating extraordinary flavors.

Nutrition information: Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 18g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 25g

Picture yourself indulging in a culinary journey that marries the freshness of the ocean with the tanginess of lemons. Our Zesty Lemon Butter Baked Salmon encapsulates the essence of coastal dining, bringing it to your table. As you take each succulent bite, close your eyes and let the flavors transport you to the sun-kissed shores and vibrant markets of the Mediterranean. It’s more than a meal; it’s an experience to be savored and shared.

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