Quick Oven Baked Salmon

Salmon is one of my favorite foods, and I always try to play around the flavors and spices. But this is one of my go-to recipes to make a simple, easy salmon that requires minimal ingredients. Enjoy!

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Quick Oven Baked Salmon

Serves 2


  • 2 6-oz salmon fillets
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  2. Drizzle the bottom of an oven safe dish with olive oil
  3. Place salmon fillets in the dish skin side down & squeeze the juice of one lemon over them.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, & paprika
  5. Cut up butter into small pieces and place on top of the salmon
  6. Bake the salmon for 10-15 minutes

2 thoughts on “Quick Oven Baked Salmon

  1. Lisa says:

    This little salmon recipe was wonderful. Had it for dinner tonight with some sautéed spinach and wild rice! It really hit the spot


  2. Johanna Rakhshani says:

    Yup, this is my kind of salmon, I love most all meat put on a bed of spinach. Looks so pretty also.
    You just made me hungry. Now I have to quit reading your blog, & go fix dinner.



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