Ready to learn how to bake lemon pepper salmon in the oven? In less than 30 minutes you can cook a delicious lemon pepper salmon meal for two following this simple, easy salmon recipe using lemon, pepper, garlic, and butter in the oven. Additionally, I love to cook salmon in the oven as a quick weeknight dinner that both my hun and I enjoy.
Here’s a super simple, easy, step-by-step, salmon recipe using lemon, pepper, butter, garlic, and Italian seasoning!
- Two 5-6oz fresh salmon fillets (skin on, with no scales, fully thawed)
- 1 lemon
- 1 clove of garlic (can substitute w/ garlic powder)
- 2 tsp pepper (1/2 tsp per fillet, per side)
- 2 tsp salt (1/2 tsp per fillet, per side)
- 2 large tbsp butter
- 4 tsp lemon (1 tsp per fillet, per side)
- 4 tsp Italian seasoning (1 tsp per fillet, per side)
- 4 tsp Lemon Pepper Seasoning (1 tsp per fillet, per side) – optional
- Parmesan Cous Cous – optional
- 1.5 Cups Frozen Mixed Veggies – optional
Makes 2 servings and a complete meal!
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
- Finely mince garlic and set aside.
- Melt butter.
- Season both sides of salmon fillets with salt, pepper, and lemon pepper seasoning (optional).
- In a 7×11 glass baking dish, pour melted butter to coat bottom of glass dish. Add garlic to evenly coat the bottom of the pan.
- Place salmon fillets (meat side down) in butter-filled glass baking dish.
- Sprinkle lemon and Italian seasoning over salmon fillets, adding the remainder of the garlic. Flip and repeat on the other side.
- Place salmon in oven on the center rack. Bake salmon for 25 minutes.
- Prepare parmesan cos cos and mixed vegetables as directed on package.
Serve salmon hot out of the oven. Enjoy!
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Let me know how your dish turned out in the comments below!