Simplest 3-Ingredient Baked Salmon Recipe Never Fails to Satisfy by Elisa Schmitz

Seafood Dinner
a year ago

Simplest 3-Ingredient Baked Salmon Recipe Never Fails to Satisfy

When it comes to cooking, simple is often best. This easy baked salmon recipe is about as simple as they come, but it never fails to satisfy.

The secret? Fresh dill and lemon. It’s a tried and true flavor combination that never gets old, and always results in moist, flavorful fish. Plus, a healthy, delicious dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes! Enjoy this salmon recipe with your favorite side dishes.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 to 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 1 pound fresh salmon filets
  • juice of 2 small lemons
  • 6 - 8 sprigs of fresh dill

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Place salmon filet into a baking dish.
  2. Cover in fresh lemon juice. Top with fresh dill. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Cover with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake in a preheated 375-degree F oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and baste with lemon juice. Without replacing foil, return dish to oven. Bake for 5 to 10 more minutes, or until desired doneness.

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Baking Dishes $8 & Up
Fish Spatulas $6 & Up
Aluminum Foil $3 & Up

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Donna John
This is one of my favorite ways to make salmon. You can also do steelhead trout this way. Have you tried steelhead trout? If you like salmon, you'll love that fish, too. One of my favorites. Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Elisa Schmitz
Yes, I love steelhead trout! Thank you for reminding me of it. Such a great option that I don't think of as often (salmon is my go-to fish).
Elisa Schmitz
Mmm, that looks amazing, Donna John . Thank you for sharing the link so I can always find it easily!
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Thanks for sharing great Recipe

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