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Baked salmon on a plate with asparagus

The Best Oven Baked Salmon (So EASY)

Oven Baked Salmon takes only 5 minutes to prep and less than 15 minutes in the oven. It comes out juicy on the inside while crispy on the outside. It is so delicious!
Course seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword baked salmon, oven baked salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 384kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Prepare the ingredients for the recipe. Rinse the fillets under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.
    baking sheet with pieces of salmon
  • Place the salmon skin down on a baking sheet lined with foil. Top the salmon with pieces of butter and sprinkle generously with the garlic salt. Finally, top the salmon with lemon slices.
    salmon pieces on a baking sheet with butter and lemon
  • Bake the salmon at 425°F for 6-8 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon fillet, until the salmon is almost cooked. Then, turn the oven up to high broil and cook for 3-4 more minutes.
    baked salmon on a baking sheet


Calories: 384kcal | Protein: 45g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 1111mg | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.8mg