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GARLIC BUTTER BAKED SALMON


  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Description

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon is tender, flaky and packed with lots of flavors. Salmon fillets are baked with potato wedges, asparagus in an incredible buttery lemony sauce. A restaurant quality meal made in one sheet. It is perfect for a weeknight dinner.


Ingredients

FOR POTATOES

  • Yukon potatoes or red/ white potatoes ( quartered)- 700 gm /1. 5 lbs
  • Olive oil-2 tbsp.
  • Garlic cloves ( minced)- 1 tsp.
  • Salt- 3/4 tsp.
  • Black pepper- 1/2 tsp.

FOR  SALMON

  • Salmon fillets ( skin on or skinless)-700 gm/ 1.5 lbs
  • Garlic cloves( minced)- 1 tsp.
  • Fresh parsley ( finely chopped)-1 tbsp.
  • Olive oil-1 tbsp.
  • Salt- 1 tsp.
  • Ground black pepper- 1/2 tsp.
  • Asparagus ( 20, spears, woody ends removed)

FOR LEMON BUTTER SAUCE

  • Unsalted butter ( melted)-1/2 cup
  • Lemon juice- 1/3 cup
  • Low sodium chicken broth- 1/4 cup
  • Fresh parsley ( finely chopped)-1 tbsp.

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F | 200°C. Put the quartered potatoes onto a large baking tray and season with the minced garlic, salt and ground black pepper. Spread the potato wedges evenly and roast for 13-15 minutes or until they are about to soften.
  2. Remove the tray from the oven, push potato wedges to one side of the tray and place  salmon fillets in the center of the tray ( see the pictures).
  3. In a medium bowl combine  1 tbsp. of parsley, 1 tbsp. of oil, salt-1 tsp, and ground black pepper-1/2 tsp.
  4. Rub each salmon fillet with the mixture.
  5. Add the asparagus to the other side of the baking tray. Season with salt as pepper.
  6. In a medium bowl combine all the ingredients for a lemon butter sauce ( melted butter, parsley, lemon juice and chicken broth). Pour the mixture over salmon fillets and asparagus.
  7. Return to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes or until salmon is opaque throughout.
  8. Serve immediately.

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  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Category: Salmon recipes
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 513 kcal
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 970 mg
  • Fat: 38 g
  • Saturated Fat: 15 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 37 g
  • Cholesterol: 154 mg

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