Recipe For Healthy Joints

baked-salmon-with-garlic

When it comes to cooking healthy, tasty foods, keeping things simple is sometimes best. That’s exactly what this baked salmon recipe does. Salmon is a great option for anyone with arthritis. It has omega-3 fatty acids that help reduce inflammation in the body. You can prepare this recipe in about 15 minutes. Be sure to choose wild-caught salmon, not farmed, for the highest nutritional value.

A buttery, garlic, lemon, basil salmon that is easy to make and bakes up fast!

Prep Time: 5 mins   |   Cook Time: 18 mins   | Total Time: 23 mins   |   Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 ounces salmon (4 pieces)
  • 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbs minced garlic
  • 1 tbs sweet basil leaf (dried)
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (more if you like spicy)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Lay out your foil sheets, one per filet of fish.
  • Put your salmon on your foil.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, combine butter, garlic, basil, and red pepper.
  • Microwave 30 seconds to 1 minute until butter is melted, stir well.
  • Spoon butter mixture evenly over the fish
  • Squeeze half a lemon over each filet
  • Wrap in foil, place on baking sheet
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes, until desired doneness is reached
  • Turn oven on to broil on high
  • Broil 1-2 minutes to crisp up edges of Salmon
  • Serve immediately.
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