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Super Simple Salmon

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a very simple but delicious way to prepare fresh salmon using just a few ingredients from your pantry."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 fillets)

Directions

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  1. Stir together the garlic powder, basil, and salt in a small bowl; rub in equal amounts onto the salmon fillets. Watch Now
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook the salmon in the butter until browned and flaky, about 5 minutes per side. Serve each piece of salmon with a lemon wedge. Watch Now

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 304 calories; 15.7 3.3 36.6 90 402 Full nutrition

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This was a very tasty way to prepare Salmon! I added just a couple things when fixing mine: I used sea salt instead of regular salt, and used a little less than the recipe called for, and also a...

Most helpful critical review

this was kind of boring and a bit too salty for me.

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This was a very tasty way to prepare Salmon! I added just a couple things when fixing mine: I used sea salt instead of regular salt, and used a little less than the recipe called for, and also a...

Amazing! I used a frozen salmon fillet that I'd put in the fridge the night before. Absolutely delicious! And my first time making salmon, too! I'm making it a second time this week! (If making ...

PRETTY DARN GOOD:) I LIKE BASIC AND ALWAYS HAVE THESE INGREDIENTS LYING AROUND:) I ALSO ADDED A LITTLE LEMON PEPPER:)

I love the simplicity and great taste of this recipe. I've never cooked salmon before so I wanted to start with something simple. This makes me want to cook salmon more often now. I will defi...

I'm 80 years old and I live alone. And up here in the Eureka area we have a salmon season when it's possible. I like my food simple and this has to be the most simple salmon recipe ever! I had a...

This recipe is pretty phenomenal to be so simple! I made it as it was written, but with black pepper,for my sig other and he said it was the best salmon he ever tasted. It was so quick and painl...

I made this in 10 minutes. With the pan on low heat, the fillet came out moist and delicious. 5 stars for being quick, simple, and tasty!

Far too many salmon recipes on this site contain too many ingredients and are much too complicated to prepare for a casual weekday meal. This recipe was perfect: simple, easy to prepare, yet wi...

I needed a fast, easy recipe with no added sugar, and since I'd never cooked fresh salmon before, I wanted something simple with few ingredients. This recipe won on all counts. I plan to make ...