Easy Oven Baked Salmon Recipe

Easy Oven Baked Salmon

This Easy Oven Baked Salmon recipe from my longtime contributor, Holly Clegg is the perfect recipe for anyone who doesn’t know how to make salmon.

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

This recipe for salmon is works when you’re busy and need to get dinner the table.

It’s also an ideal fish recipe for serving up to guests, too.

Why I love easy baked salmon

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 or less.

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

If you're on a keto diet, use your favorite sugar substitute instead of the brown sugar.

I like Swerve Sweetener, Brown. It's all natural, zero calories, and terrific for anyone doing keto or low carb diets.

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!

Oven baked salmon on a white plate.

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 Recipe


  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar or Swerve Sweetener, Brown
  • 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 baked salmon 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.

Originally published on October 13, 2016.

Easy Oven Baked Salmon Recipe

39 thoughts on “Easy Oven Baked Salmon Recipe

  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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