Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon

Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon

Picture this: a succulent piece of salmon, baked to perfection with a zesty blend of lemon and pepper, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds. This Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon recipe is not just a meal; it’s an experience.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, and salt.
  4. Brush the salmon fillets with the lemon-pepper mixture, ensuring an even coating.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh lemon slices.

Total time: 25 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon is a delightful dish that combines the richness of salmon with the bright, citrusy kick of lemon and the warmth of black pepper. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 320, Protein: 28g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 450mg

The Zesty Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon is more than just a recipe; it’s a celebration of flavors that elevate your dining experience. Try it today and treat yourself to a culinary masterpiece that’s as easy to make as it is delicious.

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