Roasted Salmon with Lemon


This is a go-to recipe in the middle of the week when prep time is limited!


Roasted Salmon with Lemon

Time to cook 15 minutes, makes 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon (wild-caught if possible)
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 lemon wedges (for serving)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place salmon on a sheet tray. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with lemon slices.
  3. Roast until salmon is a bit brown on the edges but still a bit soft in the middle, about 15 minutes. You can use a thermometer and take it out of the oven when internal temperature is 140 degrees. Let rest 5 minutes.
  4. Serve with lemon wedges if desired.