Here’s a simple and delicious Baked Salmon recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 salmon fillets (about 6 ounces each), skin-on
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill (or 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  1. Prepare Salmon Fillets:
  • Pat the salmon fillets dry with paper towels. Place them on the prepared baking sheet, skin-side down.
  1. Make the Honey Mustard Glaze:
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, minced garlic, dried dill, salt, and black pepper.
  1. Coat Salmon:
  • Brush the salmon fillets generously with the honey mustard glaze, ensuring they are well coated.
  1. Bake:
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork. The exact cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of your salmon fillets.
  1. Broil (Optional):
  • If you want a golden crust on top, you can broil the salmon for an additional 1-2 minutes at the end. Keep a close eye to prevent burning.
  1. Serve:
  • Remove the baked salmon from the oven. Serve it hot, garnished with fresh dill and lemon wedges.
  1. Enjoy:
  • Enjoy your flavorful and perfectly baked salmon!

This baked salmon recipe is not only quick and easy but also allows the natural flavors of the salmon to shine through. It’s a healthy and delicious option for a weeknight dinner or special occasion.

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