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Garlic Butter Dill Salmon

Garlic Butter Dill Salmon

Baked salmon smothered with fresh minced garlic, butter, dill and a hint of lemon juice. Quick and delicious dinner for any day!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 297kcal
Author: MinShien


  • 1 lbs fresh salmon
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1-2 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Pre-heat oven to 425°F.
  • Cut defrosted salmon into ~2-inch wide fillets (See picture below and Note 1). Rub salmon fillets with olive oil (including skin side)
  • Place salmon skin-side down onto baking sheet lined with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Sprinkle each salmon fillet with lemon juice, salt, dill, and minced garlic. (See Note 2)
  • Then add a few chunks (each chunk is ~1/4 tsp) of soften salted butter to the salmon (see picture)
    Garlic Butter Dill Salmon
  • Bake in oven for 8-11 minutes. (See Note 3). 
  • Serve and enjoy!


Note 1: I got 4 pieces of salmon fillets from my 1 lbs salmon
Note 2: Measurements for seasoning/herbs are estimates. Use them according to taste. 
Note 3: Cook time depends on thickness and temperature of salmon. Cook for longer if needed


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 877mg | Potassium: 781mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 217IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg
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