Baked salmon fillet

Baked salmon fillet
This is a quick recipe for salmon fillet, surrounded by sliced potatoes and baked with lemon juice, olive oil and herbs.
61,2744.5/5 for 30 ratings
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Last modified on: March 26th 2015

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A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Baked salmon fillet : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Prepare the salmon fillet: remove the skin and any remaining bones.

Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into an oven-proof dish. Turn the salmon in the oil twice to coat it with oil.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Baked salmon fillet : Photo of step #2
Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon over the fish.

Salt and pepper lightly.

Stage 3 - 7 min.
Baked salmon fillet : Photo of step #3
Slice 400 g cooked potato and arrange around the salmon.

Scatter the chopped 30 g spring onion (scallion) and herbs of your choice evenly over the top.

If necessary, trickle a little more olive oil over the potatoes.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
Baked salmon fillet : Photo of step #4
Bake for about 20 minutes.

Serve immediately.


Do be careful not to overcook the salmon, otherwise it will dry out. To help, see this advice about the internal temperature of the fillet.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,428 Kcal or 5,979 Kj69 gr85 gr90 gr
71 %27 %8 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
167 Kcal or 699 Kj8 gr10 gr11 gr
8 %3 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
357 Kcal or 1,495 Kj17 gr21 gr23 gr
18 %7 %2 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Eggs Comtoise, Potato galette, Gratin Parmentier, Gratin of purple artichokes, Crispy potato and mushroom brik rolls, ... All
Salmon filletSalmon fillet: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Grilled fillet of salmon with corn salad cream, How to grill salmon well, Cretan-style salmon , Gravlax, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Warm cauliflower salad with two cheeses, Deep leek and potato quiche, Tartine du pêcheur , Quiche Bretonne, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish fillet with preserved lemons, Hot tomato sauce, Mushroom and artichoke omelette, Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, Vegetable stock, ... All

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