Baked Salmon Fillets with Herbs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 4
Baked Salmon Fillets with Herbs
Health Rating
Enjoy this delicious main course served with whole grains and steamed vegetables.


4 fillet (384g) Atlantic salmon,wild, boneless (12 to 16 oz fillets)
2 tbsp Soy sauce, tamari (more or less to taste)
2 tbsp Lemon juice (or lime juice; more or less to taste)
2 tsp Parsley, dried (crushed)
1/2 tsp Paprika (more or less to taste)
1/4 tsp, leaves Basil, dried (crushed)
1/8 tsp, leaves Tarragon, dried (or dill weed; optional)
1 pinch Sea salt, fine (more or less to taste)
1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper (dash; more or less to taste)


1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees.


2. Place salmon skin side down in a lightly oiled, low glass baking dish. Add about 1/4 to 1/3 inch water. Pour the tamari then the lemon juice over the fillets.


3. Sprinkle the parsley, paprika, basil, tarragon, salt and cayenne evenly on top.


4. Bake, basting once or twice, for 9 to 14 minutes or until fish flakes, changes colour and is cooked evenly throughout (add a bit of extra hot water around the fish if needed during cooking).


5. Serve with lemon/lime wedges, parsley sprigs and/or fresh chopped parsley, chives/green onion tops and 1-2 tsp unsalted butter or olive oil if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 535
Calories from fat 220
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 24.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.1 g
Cholesterol 211 mg
Sodium 718 mg
Potassium 1927 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.4 g
Protein 77 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 4.3

Energy sources



Quick Tips:


Never eat seafood that is raw, or not cooked through. Internal temperature of fish should be 158F or 70C degrees and for shellfish 165F or 74C degrees.

Nutritional Highlights:


High in omega-3s important for heart, brain and hormone health.

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