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Baked Salmon with Dill

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 lemon wedge)
Try this baked salmon and dill recipe for an easy and fresh summertime meal.

Chef Martin Breslin's approach is to build a student's confidence in the kitchen with simple recipes using basic ingredients. The delicate combination of fresh dill and lemon lend just enough flavor to add interest to plain baked fish.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 lemon wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 263
  • caloriesfromfat 54 %
  • fat 15.8 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 5.7 g
  • polyfat 5.7 g
  • protein 28.2 g
  • carbohydrate 0.1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 80 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 313 mg
  • calcium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Place fish on a baking sheet lightly coated with cooking spray; lightly coat fish with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish with dill, salt, and pepper. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with lemon wedges.

Cook's Notes

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