18 Baked Salmon Fillet Recipes

Spicy Garlic Salmon
Photo: bd.weld

It's not surprising that baked salmon fillets are a popular choice for dinner. They're versatile, quick to cook, and nutritionally good for us, too! From ginger-soy baked salmon to no-mess salmon fillets baked in foil, you'll be spoiled for choice with this collection of scrumptious salmon recipes.

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Simple Seafood Sheet Pan Meal

salmon filets on baking sheet with broccoli and lemon and cheese
Allrecipes Magazine

Let your oven do the work in this easy-to-prepare, one-pan dish with baked salmon, sweet potato, and broccoli. The salmon fillets are flavored with Dijon mustard, honey, and cayenne; bagel seasoning adds the perfect amount of crunch.

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Carly's Salmon En Papillote (In Paper)

salmon fillet with lemon and asparagus in parchment paper
Deb C

Baking salmon fillets in parchment paper with lemon and asparagus is not just healthy — it locks in all the flavor and keeps the fish incredibly moist, too. Serve with brown rice on the side.

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Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon

Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon
France C

Home cook Diane Cdn gave this gluten-free and dairy-free salmon recipe five stars: "This is one of our favorite ways to enjoy salmon. The flavor feels decadent with the pecans and subtle maple taste. The little zip of chipotle brightens it up nicely!"

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Ginger-Soy Baked Salmon

salmon fillets in casserole dish with soy sauce and ginger
Buckwheat Queen

Salmon fillets are marinated briefly in a mixture of sesame, garlic, soy, rice vinegar, ginger, and wasabi; bake for 15 minutes for an incredibly easy and very tasty salmon dish (with terrific reviews to prove it)!

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Salmon Foil-Pack Dinner

Salmon Foil-Pack Dinner

Baking salmon fillets in foil packets with lemon and seasonings is a great technique for anyone learning to cook fish, and it's super easy to prep. This version cooks sweet potatoes, zucchini, and yellow squash alongside for a delicious summer meal for one.

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Panko Parmesan Salmon

Baked salmon with a crusty panko crumb topping

Salmon fillets are baked with a light panko-Parmesan crust in this simple but tasty five-star recipe. Roast some asparagus and whole cherry tomatoes beside the salmon for the perfect side.

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Delicious Feta-Crusted Salmon

salmon fillet with bread topping and asparagus and fries on the side
Kim's Cooking Now

Home cook KOALAGIRL thought this baked salmon recipe was absolutely divine: "The creamy feta topping was so rich and decadent on the salmon. And the panko breadcrumbs added just the right amount of crunch."

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Curry Salmon with Mango

Curry Salmon with Mango
France C

Salmon is oven-baked in a foil pouch to lock in all the flavor. It's seasoned with avocado oil and curry powder, and served with a tropical garnish of fresh mango, serrano pepper, and cilantro. It's super quick as a weeknight dinner, yet impressive enough to make for guests.

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Lemon Dill Salmon Fillet

salmon fillet with green beans
Buckwheat Queen

In this wonderfully simple salmon recipe, fillets are steamed in foil pouches with olive oil, lemon, garlic, and dill. Serve with steamed potatoes, green vegetables and a homemade tartar sauce for a complete meal.

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Easy Pistachio-Crusted Salmon

salmon filet with crushed pistachios over rice
France C

Elevate ordinary baked salmon fillets into something special with a mustard, maple syrup, and pistachio crust. It's ready to serve in less than 30 minutes for a quick weeknight meal, but it's also sophisticated enough to serve to company!

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Honey Mustard Salmon

Honey Mustard Salmon
France C

Keep it simple by baking salmon fillets with your favorite honey, Dijon mustard, and marjoram. Allrecipes Allstar France C says: "Excellent! The salmon was perfectly cooked after 12 minutes. Loved the extra honey-mustard topping at the end. A keeper!"

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Easy, No-Mess Baked Salmon

side view of a fillet of baked salmon on a plate with salad in the background
France C

This is a delicious dish of baked lemon-balsamic salmon cooked in foil to save you time on clean-up. Go easy on yourself and serve with roasted vegetables or a salad. Home cook William. M Pratt gave this recipe a go: "This was easy and really is a no-mess meal!"

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Spicy Garlic Salmon

Spicy Garlic Salmon

This delicious garlic-, chili-, and lime-baked salmon dish has rave reviews. Just listen to Raquel Teixeira: "I am not kidding when I say - AMAZING! Eating fish when dieting can get boring but this was so spicy and tangy that it was enjoyable to eat. Thanks for making fish a really tasty experience!"

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Firecracker Salmon

Firecracker Salmon
France C

A sweet and spicy marinade makes this baked salmon fillet dinner a winner! The sweetness comes from a double helping of maple syrup, but it's balanced out with a hint of heat from the jalapeños. You can double the amount of jalapeños if you prefer more heat.

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Cedar Plank Salmon

salmon filet with sesame seeds and sauce
Spunky Buddy

Salmon fillets are baked skin-side down on a cedar plank with a brown sugar and sesame coating to create this fantastic fish dish. "This was my first cedar plank recipe and I was very pleased with the results. What an incredible flavor!" says reviewer Lonnie.

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Lemon Rosemary Salmon

a plate with a baked salmon fillet on top of roasted asparagus, garnished with lemon slices and rosemary

Salmon fillets are arranged on a bed of lemon slices with sprigs of rosemary; top the salmon with more lemon slices for a wonderful fresh flavor and a pretty presentation. Simply bake and serve with wild rice and asparagus for a fantastic meal for two.

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Tomato Basil Salmon

Tomato Basil Salmon

In this super easy salmon dish, fillets are seasoned with four ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen —olive oil, basil, tomato, and Parmesan. Simply bake and serve for a satisfying supper.

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Baked Dijon Salmon

Baked Dijon Salmon
Pictured: Baked Dijon Salmon. Angela Thorassie

Salmon fillets are brushed with a honey-mustard mixture, then topped with a pecan-parsley crumb. "This is a wonderful way to prepare fresh salmon fillets in the oven," says recipe creator Esmee Williams. "Be sure to make extra as your family will be begging for more!"

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four salmon filets in carbon steel pan on a blue fabric background
Caitlin Bensel/Meredith
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