Lemon Garlic Salmon

Lemon Garlic Salmon

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 258.4
  • Total Fat: 16.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 89.3 mg
  • Sodium: 53.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 23.8 g

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Quick, easy, and healthy Quick, easy, and healthy
Number of Servings: 2


    2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    2 teaspoons garlic , minced
    1 teaspoon lemon pepper
    2 (4 ounce) salmon fillets
    1 lemon


1. Sprinkle salmon fillets on both sides with lemon pepper.

2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat; watch carefully not to burn.

3. Stir in garlic.

4. Place salmon in pan.

5. Cook for 10 minutes per inch of thickness, or until fish flakes when tested with a fork.

6. Flip fillets halfway through cooking to brown on both sides.

7. Sprinkle with lemon juice before serving.

8. Serve with lemon wedges and a sprig of parsley.

9. Serves 2.

10. **If you do not have lemon pepper available, use a little fresh lemon zest mixed with freshly ground black pepper as an alternative.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ADDYGIRL24.

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  • Really easy to make and tastes great! I made it with a side of green beans. Turned out great! - 3/11/17

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  • This was great! One of the best salmon recipes I've made! - 3/14/13

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  • This was absolutely wonderful. Great flavor. Next time I will plan to use fresh lemon. My husband and I both enjoyed this very much. It was so easy and quick. Love it! - 3/4/13

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  • Fast, easy, and oh so yummy! The hubby and I loved it! - 4/18/11

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  • Tasty & simple recipe. My honey made it for me for dinner & used our flat griddle which created a nice, light crust. I'm sure this is one we'll do over & over. - 3/24/11

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