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Baked Salmon with Cilantro

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy a classic seafood meal with baked flaky salmon.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine, slightly softened
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
pound salmon, snapper or other medium-firm fish fillets, about 1 inch thick
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
tablespoon lemon juice

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°. Line rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with aluminum foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Mix butter, cilantro and lemon peel. Cover and refrigerate butter while preparing fish.
  • 2 Cut fish into 4 serving pieces. Place fish, skin side down, in pan. Sprinkle with salt and cumin. Drizzle with lemon juice.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Carefully lift fish from skin with pancake turner. Top each serving of fish with some cilantro butter mixture.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°. Line rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with aluminum foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Mix butter, cilantro and lemon peel. Cover and refrigerate butter while preparing fish.
  • 2 Cut fish into 4 serving pieces. Place fish, skin side down, in pan. Sprinkle with salt and cumin. Drizzle with lemon juice.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Carefully lift fish from skin with pancake turner. Top each serving of fish with some cilantro butter mixture.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For easy entertaining, just double this recipe. Serve the salmon on a bed of angel hair pasta or skin-on mashed potatoes on a pretty serving platter. Garnish the platter with cilantro sprigs and slices of lemon.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.