Zesty Lemon Butter Salmon

Zesty Lemon Butter Salmon

Picture this: a succulent fillet of salmon, perfectly seared to a delicate crisp on the outside, yet tender and flaky on the inside. Enveloped in a zesty symphony of flavors, this Zesty Lemon Butter Salmon recipe is a culinary masterpiece that never fails to impress.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix the melted butter, lemon juice, minced garlic, and lemon zest.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Brush the salmon fillets with the lemon butter mixture, coating them evenly. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Delight in the bright and zesty flavors of this lemon-infused buttery salmon. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or an elegant gathering.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Total Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 34g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of this exquisite dish—the tangy lemon dances on your taste buds while the buttery richness of the salmon melts in your mouth. Whether you’re a seafood enthusiast or simply seeking a culinary adventure, this Zesty Lemon Butter Salmon is a must-try. Elevate your dining experience and create lasting memories with this recipe. Share it with loved ones, and let its flavorful tale inspire your kitchen endeavors!

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