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
- 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)
- 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