Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon
Picture this: a succulent piece of salmon, baked to perfection with a zesty blend of lemon and pepper, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds. This Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon recipe is not just a meal; it’s an experience.
- 4 salmon fillets
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Place the salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, and salt.
- Brush the salmon fillets with the lemon-pepper mixture, ensuring an even coating.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh lemon slices.
Total time: 25 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon is a delightful dish that combines the richness of salmon with the bright, citrusy kick of lemon and the warmth of black pepper. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a special occasion.
Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 320, Protein: 28g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 450mg
The Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon is more than just a recipe; it’s a celebration of flavors that elevate your dining experience. Try it today and treat yourself to a culinary masterpiece that’s as easy to make as it is delicious.