Quick Easy Broiled Salmon Recipe

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
9 mins
Total Time:
14 mins
Ready to make and enjoy this quick easy broiled salmon recipe? It only requires four ingredients and you will have a delicious and perfect heart-healthy meal for your busy weeknights. 
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2.91 from 11 votes


  • 12 ounce filet of wild salmon
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • Crushed red pepper to taste
  • Pinch of dry parsley
  • A squirt of fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat the oven on high broil.
  2. Place a cast iron skillet under a pre-heated broiler for about ten minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from the broiler and put the salmon fillet skin-side down on the heated cast iron pan.
  4. Season the salmon with red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
  5. Place the cast iron back under the broiler and cook for about 8 or 10 minutes.
  6. Before serving the salmon, top with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice

Recipe Notes

HERE is a full list of salmon recipes that are great for eating healthier with good quality protein. And HERE is a list of delicious side dishes to go with this salmon recipe.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, healthy, low-carb, paleo, seafood, Special Diet, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 148, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 51mg, Potassium: 371mg, Carbohydrates: 4g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 18g

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