High Protein Baked Salmon

High Protein Baked Salmon is an awesome choice for having a meal where you take the good but with a ubiquitous summer feeling. This baked salmon recipe will blow your mind as well as your taste buds for its flavorful taste, and perfectly flaky texture. High Protein Baked Salmon surely is the perfect dish for a busy weekend. Quick and easy in just 3o minutes!

Baked-salmon

Best Easy Healthy Baked Salmon Recipe by Tiffany

There seriously could not be any easier recipe for baking up the most perfect, lemony, garlicky salmon every single time. If you are still not convinced with its health benefits then you should be now for this salmon is a great source of non-animal protein. This salmon is almost a perfect source of omega-3s (and what you’ll find in most fish oil capsules), and it has a lot of protein, vitamin B, calcium, potassium, and antioxidants as well. It’s lower in calories and saturated fats than a lot of red meat options, and it has zero carbs, fiber, or sugar.

Eating salmon can help lower your cholesterol and makes a great Meatless Monday option.

Did you know?

Believe it or not, there are five main kinds of salmon. (Seven total types really, but you’ll really only come across five kinds in the states.) They can be small and weigh around five pounds, or they can grow to be enormous, weighing around 126 pounds! Some kinds of salmon live in freshwater, some live in saltwater, and some live in both, depending on the season. The five main kinds of salmon are all of the Pacific variety.

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Baked-salmon
High Protein Baked Salmon
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High Protein Baked Salmon Recipe will blow your mind as well as your taste buds for its flavorful taste, and perfectly flaky texture.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Baked-salmon
High Protein Baked Salmon
Print Recipe
High Protein Baked Salmon Recipe will blow your mind as well as your taste buds for its flavorful taste, and perfectly flaky texture.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease a large baking pan. Arrange salmon fillets on the baking sheet and season generously with salt and pepper.
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  2. Stir together olive oil, garlic, herbs, and juice of 1/2 lemon. Spoon over salmon fillets being sure to rub all over the tops and sides of the salmon so it has no dry spots. Thinly slice remaining 1/2 of lemon and top each piece of salmon with a slice of lemon.
  3. Bake for 15-18 minutes until salmon is opaque and flaky when pulled apart with a fork. You can broil the last 1-2 minutes if desired.
  4. Garnish with fresh thyme or parsley if desired and serve.
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