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Lemon Dill Salmon: Zesty, Fresh & Simply Delish!

Lemon Dill Salmon: Zesty, Fresh & Simply Delish!

Welcome to the guide on how to create a mouthwatering Lemon Dill Salmon dish that’s both nutritious and delicious. If you’re looking for a meal that doesn’t compromise on taste you’ve hit the jackpot. This recipe combines the flavor of lemon with the aromatic essence of dill and provides the benefits of omega 3 packed salmon when perfectly roasted. Whether you’re a chef or new to the kitchen this step by step roasted salmon recipe will help you prepare an sophisticated dish that is sure to impress any dining table. Get ready to enhance your skills with a recipe that will quickly become a favorite!

Roasted salmon with lemon and dill

Lemon Dill Salmon Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets, each weighing about 6 ounces
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 lemons (one sliced and one juiced)
  • Fresh dill sprigs for garnish plus more if desired

Optional: 1 teaspoon of honey for a touch of sweetness

1 minced garlic clove

Optional: 1/4 cup of white wine or vegetable broth for added moisture


1.Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2. Start by patting the salmon fillets dry with paper towels.

This will help the skin become crispier during roasting.

3.Brush each fillet with oil and generously season with salt and pepper.

If you prefer a hint of sweetness whisk together the lemon juice and honey drizzle it over the salmon.

4.Next prepare your baking sheet.

Baking dish by lining it with parchment paper.

Arrange the lemon slices and dill sprigs on the sheet or dish.

5. Place the salmon fillets on top of the lemon slices and dill sprigs ensuring that they are skin side down.

6.Optionally you can add minced garlic evenly over the salmon fillets at this point.

7.If desired, pour wine or vegetable broth into the baking sheet or dish to provide moisture while cooking.

8. Roast the salmon in your preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes until it is cooked through but still moist in the center.

9.Once done remove from the oven.

Let it rest for a minutes before serving.

10.Garnish, with additional fresh dill sprigs if desired before enjoying your homemade roasted salmon with lemon and dill!

Roasted salmon with lemon and dill

For added moisture you can choose to pour an amount of wine or vegetable broth into the dish before baking the salmon.

To roast the salmon simply place it in the oven.

Cook for approximately 12 15 minutes or until it easily flakes with a fork.

Remember that the cooking time may vary depending on how thick your fillets are.

After cooking let the salmon rest for a minutes.

For some flavor and garnish sprinkle minced garlic and fresh dill on top.

When serving consider pairing the salmon with vegetables a fresh salad or your favorite grain.

Lemon Dill Salmon Helpful tips

Avoid overcooking as salmon tends to dry out.

Keep an eye, on it towards the end of cooking time.

If you enjoy crispy skin start by searing the skin side in a pan for a couple of minutes before transferring it to the oven.

Allowing the salmon to rest for a minutes after taking it out of the oven will help redistribute its juices and result in fillets.

Savor the taste of your roasted salmon complemented by the zesty tang of lemon and the aromatic infusion of dill!