Last Updated on February 16, 2022 by Anne-Marie
Try this easy recipe for oven-baked salmon for dinner tonight. No need to fire up the grill!
Why this recipe works
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!
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
- 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
- Preheat oven 400° F. Line baking pan with foil.
- In a resealable plastic bag, mix together brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and season to taste. Add salmon, coating all over, and pat in seasoning.
- Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until baked salmon flakes easily.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 383Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 331mgCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 38g
Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 lean meat
Recipe and photographs used with permission of author.
Originally published on October 13, 2016.