Lemon Pepper Salmon Recipe

Lemon Pepper Salmon

With simple ingredients, you can turn a salmon fillet into a tasty weeknight dinner.

5 min. prep time
4 servings
252 Ratings


1 pound salmon fillet, skin removed
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into small pieces
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Lemon wedges, if desired
Fresh parsley sprigs, if desired


Heat oven to 400°F. Line rimmed baking pan with aluminum foil.

Place salmon into prepared pan. Sprinkle with lemon zest, salt and pepper. Place cut butter pieces evenly on top of salmon. Pour lemon juice over top.

Bake, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.  Serve with lemon wedges and fresh parsley sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 190

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 220mg

Carbohydrates: 1g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 23g

Recipe #16193B©2015Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

It's easy and wonderfully tasty.I add all my veggys in the pan for cooking.
Fast easy and very tasty.

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