Lemon Rosemary Salmon Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Rosemary Salmon Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Lemon Rosemary Salmon

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"This is the perfect romantic dinner for two when served with an Oregon Pinot Noir, crusty bread, wild rice, and salad."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Arrange half the lemon slices in a single layer in a baking dish. Layer with 2 sprigs rosemary, and top with salmon fillets. Sprinkle salmon with salt, layer with remaining rosemary sprigs, and top with remaining lemon slices. Drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 26, 2008

Simple and great recipe as is. Want to improve the flavor throughout the fish? Either make a parchment or tinfoil bag to seal everything up in. The juices steam through the fish continuously, keeping it more tender and letting the flavors soak through.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 27, 2008

Make sure you coat the salmon evenly with lemon and rosemary. Otherwise the taste of the salmon will range widely from one part of the salmon cut to another. Parts topped with lemon slices were a little too lemony/sour while the parts that weren't had a very strong fish taste...

Feb 16, 2006

Very delicious and simple recipe. Loved it. I did rub the olive oil on the fish, added a bit of lemon juice, and then added salt pepper and garlic before adding the fresh herbs and lemon. So good. Very impressed.

Feb 15, 2006

This turned out great. I made a few minor changes. I took the suggestion of a previous reviewer and brushed the fish with olive oil. I used crushed rosemary on it rather than fresh (I knew the fresh would smell delicious but was afraid it wouldn't add enough flavor) and drizzled on a tiny bit more oil. I then sprinkled 2 tablespoons of white wine on it. It was very light and flavorful!

May 20, 2006

I made this for Valentine's Day dinner as suggested by the Allrecipes Newsletter. It turned out wonderful! The flavors were amazing and complimented eachother well. In addition to using extra virgin olive oil I also added some garlic & oregano flavored olive oil. I highly recommend this recipe and hope to make it again soon.

Feb 26, 2008

My husband loved this recipe. I did marinate it in white wine, and put sea salt and fresh ground pepper on the iron skillet before putting the salmon on. Drizzled olive oil as well. Served it over wilted spinach and yukon gold potatoes.

Oct 03, 2005

This was excellent! I thought that 20 minutes was a bit much for the thickness of my fillet, so I used the 10 minutes per inch of thickness rule and then just checked it until it was done.

Feb 26, 2006

Very good! I squeezed extra fresh lemon on the salmon, because I didn't think just placing the slices around the lemon gave it enough lemon flavor. Will make again!


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  • Calories
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 18 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 20.5 g
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 1017 mg
  • 41%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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