20-Minute Creamy Lemon Butter Baked Salmon Recipe: Gourmet on a Weekday by 30Seconds Food

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20-Minute Creamy Lemon Butter Baked Salmon Recipe: Gourmet on a Weekday

Sloppy joes, spaghetti and tacos may be your go-to weekday meals, but sometimes you need to go a little gourmet – even on a Monday. This easy salmon recipe takes about 20 minutes to make.

Serve this easy baked salmon recipe with a salad, vegetable or your favorite side dish.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley

Here's how to make it:

  1. To make the sauce, melt the butter in a sauce pot. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add the wine and cook about 2 minutes. Pour in the cream and mustard. Cook about 2 minutes more. Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice and chopped parsley. 
  2. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Put the fillets into a greased baking dish. Pour the sauce around the fillets. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven for about 10 minutes or until fish is cooked through. 

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Donna John
I love salmon. This sounds wonderful, and so easy to make. My need-to-make list is getting so long because of this site!!
Julie Rose
Oh yum, this looks good. 😋
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
We eat salmon every week, so appreciate this fresh recipe to try!
Matthew Lister
I printed this recipe. I think I am going to try it this week. I look forward to it- thanks for posting it!!
Donna John
This is on my must-make list, too. Let us know how it turned out and take a picture to share! Matthew Lister

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