Salmon Fillet with fresh lemon and dill

Lemon Dill Salmon

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked salmon recipe, lemon dill salmon
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 243 kcal
This Lemon Dill Salmon is easy, healthy, and delicious. Baked salmon full of fresh, citrusy flavor is ready in just 15 minutes!


  • 24 ounces salmon , either a whole fillet or 4 individual fillets
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill , coarsely chopped
  • fine sea salt and pepper
  • cooking Spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 9x13 inch baking dish or rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange salmon fillets in a single layer.

  2. Cover salmon fillets with fresh lemon juice. Season with fine sea salt and pepper. Top with chopped dill.
  3. If one whole filet, cook for 15 minutes. If individual fillets, cook for 8-10 minutes per inch of thickness. 

    Salmon can be eaten medium-well done. If you have a particularly thick piece, the cooking time can be increased. Salmon should flake easily with a fork.

  4. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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Nutrition Facts
Lemon Dill Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Potassium 844mg 24%
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 1.7%
Vitamin C 5.3%
Calcium 2%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.