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Super Simple Salmon Recipe
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Super Simple Salmon
Super simple, super quick recipe for fresh salmon fillets! See more
  • READY IN 15 mins

Super Simple Salmon

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"This is a very simple but delicious way to prepare fresh salmon using just a few ingredients from your pantry."

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Original recipe makes 4 fillets Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Stir together the garlic powder, basil, and salt in a small bowl; rub in equal amounts onto the salmon fillets.
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook the salmon in the butter until browned and flaky, about 5 minutes per side. Serve each piece of salmon with a lemon wedge.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 25, 2009

This was a very tasty way to prepare Salmon! I added just a couple things when fixing mine: I used sea salt instead of regular salt, and used a little less than the recipe called for, and also added a chopped up clove of garlic to the butter in the saucepan. I allowed the butter and garlic to simmer a few minutes before added the filets. It was delicious! **I used a lb. of Salmon and had to double the ingredients to have enough for all three filets.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 14, 2011

this was kind of boring and a bit too salty for me.

Jun 24, 2009

Amazing! I used a frozen salmon fillet that I'd put in the fridge the night before. Absolutely delicious! And my first time making salmon, too! I'm making it a second time this week! (If making any fish from frozen, you must pat it dry with paper towels before you cook! it'll fall apart and be mushy if you don't!)

Feb 18, 2009


Mar 11, 2009

I love the simplicity and great taste of this recipe. I've never cooked salmon before so I wanted to start with something simple. This makes me want to cook salmon more often now. I will definitely make this again.

Jun 09, 2009

This recipe is pretty phenomenal to be so simple! I made it as it was written, but with black pepper,for my sig other and he said it was the best salmon he ever tasted. It was so quick and painless to make, but tasted great. It has definitely become a fav dish between the two of us!!!!!

Apr 02, 2009

I made this in 10 minutes. With the pan on low heat, the fillet came out moist and delicious. 5 stars for being quick, simple, and tasty!

Apr 07, 2009

I needed a fast, easy recipe with no added sugar, and since I'd never cooked fresh salmon before, I wanted something simple with few ingredients. This recipe won on all counts. I plan to make this recipe again.


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  • Calories
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.3 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Fat
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 36.6 g
  • 73%
  • Sodium
  • 402 mg
  • 16%

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

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