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Easy And Healthy Oven Baked Salmon With Lemon And Dill

Make this healthy oven baked salmon recipe with lemon and dill in under 30 minutes. It is easy and tastes amazing. Perfect for a weeknight!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 servings
Calories 153 kcal


  • 6 3-4 oz. salmon portions see blog post regarding skin on or skin off
  • 4 large lemons sliced into wheels
  • 6 sprigs fresh dill
  • 6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil divided
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • crushed red pepper to taste (optional)
  • 6 pieces aluminum foil cut at about 12" x 12"
  • fresh parsley chopped (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C.
  • On each aluminum foil sheet, assemble salmon packets in this order: 2 slices lemon, 1 salmon portion, 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch black pepper, 1 pinch crushed red pepper, 1 sprig of dill, 2 lemon slices.
  • Fold aluminum foil sheet into a pouch, being sure to seal completely.
  • Place all aluminum foil packets on sheet pan and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes (until internal temperature measures 140°F/60°C).
  • Remove from the oven and rest for 5-10 minutes. Open packets and serve salmon (using a fish spatula) over rice or vegetables.
  • For extra flavor, be sure to spoon the remaining sauce over the fish before serving. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and enjoy!



Serving: 1servingCalories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 1gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 2mgPotassium: 106mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 32IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
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