Easy Oven Baked Salmon

By Anne-Marie Nichols

Easy Oven Baked Salmon

Do you love salmon but don’t know how to cook it? Try this Easy Oven Baked Salmon recipe from my longtime contributor, Holly Clegg.

Since it’s an easy oven baked salmon recipe, there’s no need to fire up the grill.

This easy recipe for salmon is not only perfect for a busy weeknight dinner, it’s great for entertaining, too.

It’s also healthy, diabetic friendly, and naturally gluten free.

What I love about Holly’s baked salmon recipe is there are only five ingredients! (I don’t count salt and pepper.) And you can get dinner cooked up in 25 minutes!

You can find more of Holly Clegg’s trim& TERRIFIC® recipes at The Healthy Cooking Blog.

Check out Holly’s trim & TERRIFIC™ cookbooks on Amazon, too!

Update on Holly: Holly was diagnosed with gastric cancer in 2018. For the latest on Holly’s health, see her Instagram page.

You can learn more about Holly’s Cancer Journey and donate to the Holly Clegg Gastric Cancer Research Fund at MD Anderson Cancer Center on her behalf.

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Try this Easy Oven Baked Salmon recipe tonight!

Does salmon intimidate you or you don’t know how to cook it?

For a fast dinner, try my five-ingredient easy delicious salmon recipe from Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age - 200 Simple and Sassy Recipes.

Just season the salmon, pop in the oven, and you have a terrific meal ready in minutes!

Line your baking pan with foil for easy clean up.

Also, try adding some vegetables on the side of the pan for roasted veggies to serve with the salmon.

More awesome recipes from Holly Clegg

Blackened Chicken Tenders

Southwestern Sweet Potato Salad

Ultimate Double Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad

Easy Oven Baked Salmon

Easy Oven Baked Salmon


  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Preheat oven 400° F. Line baking pan with foil.
  2. In resealable plastic bag, mix together brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and season to taste. Add salmon, coating all over and pat in seasoning.
  3. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes
Servings: Makes 2 servings
  • Serving size: 1/2 of recipe
  • Calories: 252
  • Calories from Fat: 63 (25%)
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 153mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 97mg

Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 lean meat

Recipe and photographs used with permission of author.

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39 thoughts on “Easy Oven Baked Salmon

  1. Ann

    Since the link was not working. I would love to try any Holly Clegg recipe! I have her original Trim and Terrific cookbooks and all the recipes are wonderful. I want like to try some new recipes from her newer books. I hope I win!

  2. Candace Galan

    I really love salmon but never have cooked it very well at home so I would like to try this recipe of easy oven baked salmon.


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