Baked Salmon with Cilantro

Baked Salmon with Cilantro

Looking for a classic seafood dinner? Then check out baked salmon recipe that is ready in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Come & Eat!
For easy entertaining, just double this recipe. Serve the salmon on a bed of angel hair pasta or skin-on mashed potatoes on a pretty serving platter. Garnish the platter with cilantro sprigs and slices of lemon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 105mg;
  • Sodium 290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.