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Baked Salmon Recipe

Baked Salmon Recipe

"I often make this very moist and flavorful salmon for company because I can have it ready in less than half an hour," informs Emily Chaney of Penobscot, Maine. "I like to serve it with rice, or a green vegetable and a tossed salad."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 salmon fillet (2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon


  • 1. Pat salmon dry. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Brush with butter. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over salmon.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked salmon equals 209 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 78 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.