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Lemon-Rosemary Salmon

This was very easy and quite delicious. My fillets took about 25 minutes or so to cook, but they were reasonably thick.

Lemon-Rosemary Salmon

Lemon-Rosemary Salmon


1 lemon, thinly sliced
4 sprigs fresh rosemary
2 salmon fillets, bones and skin removed
coarse salt to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil


1) Preheat oven to 400°F
2) Arrange half the lemon slices in a single layer in a baking dish. Layer with 2 sprigs rosemary, and top with salmon fillets. Sprinkle salmon with salt, layer with remaining rosemary sprigs, and top with remaining lemon slices. Drizzle with olive oil.
3) Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.

MotoLinz MotoLinz 8 years 6 weeks
Glad you liked it! :)
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years 6 weeks
I made this the other night. It was very easy and tasty!
ALSW ALSW 8 years 8 weeks
I saw that Dirty Jobs too! But I'm still eating it!
MotoLinz MotoLinz 8 years 8 weeks
That's what we were watching when he found out that it was a bottom feeder and refused to eat it at any point in the future. :rotfl:
ur_momm ur_momm 8 years 8 weeks
I love Tilapia!!! I even watched an episode of "dirty jobs" and they said how they eat all the crap. I still eat it all the time though, its cheap and i can bring it to work because it doesnt have a really strong "fishy" odor. I may try this recipe with Tilapia though.
vmruby vmruby 8 years 8 weeks
This sounds good. I love salmon (my husband doesn't)and i'm always looking for different ways to make it. Thanks for posting this......
MotoLinz MotoLinz 8 years 8 weeks
I like salmon 'cause it's not a super "fishy" fish. Halibut is a delicious fish 'n' chips choice...
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years 8 weeks
Tell him that chickens will eat anything except banana peels. Even chicken and eggs. Chickens are worse than a garbage disposal. I don't like any kind of fish or seafood either. Hubby is the one who likes it. I rarely cook it because of the smell, but if I season the hell out of it and bake it I can usually stand it. He's going halibut and salmon fishing in Alaska this summer, so I guess I'd better get used to cooking fish. Bookmarking.
audreystar audreystar 8 years 8 weeks
and about the "bottom feeder" thing. i have heard other people say that. am i to believe that other types of animals that humans consume do not eat crap (literally) only certain types of fish? if i were to worry about that then i would have to go back to being a vegetarian.
audreystar audreystar 8 years 8 weeks
my husband has tried salmon and STILL says it wasn't good. he will admit it was better than other types he has eaten but he just will not give on eating fish. however he will eat tuna fish. :oy: men.
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 8 years 8 weeks
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 8 years 8 weeks
Man. :oy: My husband refused to eat fish for most of his life because a fish bone incident when he was little. He would just say he didn't like fish. Then I started making salmon on a regular basis and his options were to eat it or make his own dinner. He now loves salmon and even requests it. His favorite was the sake ginger glazed salmon posted in KG.
MotoLinz MotoLinz 8 years 8 weeks
Jonathan turned his nose up a bit and was like, "Oh, we're having salmon? I don't really eat a lot of fish." I told him to deal with it, and he really liked it. I am trying to put a bit more fish in our diet, so he'll have to get used to it at least once a week. He loved tilapia until he found out that it's a bottom feeder. :rotfl:
audreystar audreystar 8 years 8 weeks
and yes i know "hen" is chicken but when i was little if she had told me what type of chicken i never would have eaten it. :rotfl: oh never mind it is too early to explain. :rotfl: my head hurts.
audreystar audreystar 8 years 8 weeks
I wish I could just serve it without telling them what it is like my Mom did with me when I was little with hen (telling me it was chicken). But fish is harder to get away with.
audreystar audreystar 8 years 8 weeks
Yes! And they made the biggest scene. :oy: All gagging and "i'm gonna throw up" and all that crap. And I made it SOOO YUMMY. There is something about the fish texture they just refuse to like.
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 8 years 8 weeks
Aud, have they tried salmon before?
audreystar audreystar 8 years 8 weeks
i wish i wasn't the only person in my house who would eat salmon or any other fish (for that matter) :( not counting fish sticks (of course).
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 8 years 8 weeks
Looks yummy. We're having maple glazed salmon tonight. Will have to try this one next time.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years 8 weeks
We've been looking for some easy fish recipes, so I'm glad you posted this. :)
My-Opinion My-Opinion 8 years 8 weeks
:drool: I loooooooooove salmon!!! Thanks for posting this.
Princesskitty22 Princesskitty22 8 years 8 weeks
Mmm...Salmon. _________________________ "I can’t believe it." "That is why you fail." :yoda:
MrsJigglesworth MrsJigglesworth 8 years 8 weeks
sounds great!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years 8 weeks
Sounds very simple and tasty. I love salmon, but I've never cooked it with rosemary before.