Baked Salmon with Cilantro

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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