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Roasted Salmon with Herb Buttter
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Chilling time
30 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Roasted salmon with herb butter and lemon is a light and easy weeknight meal.
Course: Dinner, Seafood
Cuisine: American
Keyword: roasted salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 214 kcal
Herb Butter
  • 4 oz unsalted butter, softened to room temperature (1 stick)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1 Tbsp parsley, minced
  • 1 Tbsp thyme, minced
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
Roasted Salmon
  • 4 6 oz salmon fillets
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 4 Tbsp herb butter
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary, minced
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • *lemon wedges for serving
Herb Butter
  1. Mix all ingredients together until combined. Wrap and chill until ready to use. You'll have extra that can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer for another use.

Roasted Salmon
  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

  2. Place salmon fillets skin-side down on a parchment or non-stick foil lined sheet pan. Season well with salt and pepper and spread 1 tsp mustard over each fillet.
  3. Spread 1 Tbsp herb butter over each fillet and then sprinkle with the minced herbs.
  4. Lay lemon slices over the fillets and roast in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Serve with or without skin and additional lemon wedges if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Salmon with Herb Buttter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 61mg3%
Potassium 10mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Vitamin A 890IU18%
Vitamin C 10.2mg12%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.