Baked Salmon

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recipe by Anushree Shetty

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based on 1 ratings

Make this moist and flavorful Baked Salmon using only four basic ingredients and in only 15 minutes!

recipe updated Apr 4, 2018


  • Salmon filet icon
    Salmon filet
    x 3¼
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    1½ tsp


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Plate

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil
  3. Place salmon filet on a plate
  4. Pat dry with paper towels
  5. Transfer fish to baking sheet
  6. Get a clean small bowl
  7. Add olive oil
  8. Add cayenne pepper
  9. Add salt & pepper generously
  10. Mix well
  11. Transfer marinade to plate
  12. Coat completely
  13. Bake for 15min
  14. Broil briefly for approx 1min until crispy
  15. Sprinkle with lemon juice lightly
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