How to Cook Salmon in the Oven
Find out how to cook salmon in the oven with this super simple baked method. Quick, easy, healthy and delicious!
Servings 3 people
Preheat the oven to 375°. Place a rack in the middle of the oven. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or just use a cast iron skillet.
Remove salmon from the fridge and pat the salmon fillets with a paper towel.
Place salmon (skin-side dowin the baking sheet or cast iron skillet. Drizzle some oil over the top of each salmon fillet. Use a pastry brush or your fingers to rub the oil all over the salmon.
Season with salt, pepper and paprika (or Cajun seasonin and transfer to the oven.
Bake for 10-15 minutes. Time depends on the thickness of your salmon. So, check it after 10 minutes in the oven.
Salmon is done when it gets at the minimum internal temperature of 145˚F. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature. You also know if it’s ready when the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
Serving: 1/3 | Calories: 283kcal | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 451mg | Potassium: 719mg