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Lemon Pepper Salmon

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon pepper salmon
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 193kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Lemon Pepper Salmon is one of the classic healthy salmon recipes. But, did you know it's also an easy salmon recipe? Even when using fresh ingredients, Lemon Pepper Salmon is a light and easy salmon recipe!
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  • 8 ounces salmon filet , cut into 2 pieces
  • 2 fresh lemons
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon flat parsley , minced


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Zest one lemon, set zest aside.
  • Thinly cut lemons into slices and line the bottom of the baking sheet.
  • Place salmon filets on top of lemon slices.
  • Season with lemon zest, Kosher salt, ground black pepper and fresh parsley.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, depending on how thick your salmon filets are.
  • Remove and allow to sit for 2-3 minutes before serving.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 704mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 57.3mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.5mg