Lemon Herbed Salmon Recipe
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Lemon Herbed Salmon Recipe

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We sometimes send our delicious Washington salmon all the way to Michigan for my sister to use in this family-favorite dish! The tasty topping can be used on other types of fish, too. Fresh thyme from your garden really sparks the flavor. —Perlene Hoekema Lynden, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme or 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1 salmon fillet (3 to 4 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 446 calories, 29 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 126 mg cholesterol, 483 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, Parmesan cheese, thyme, lemon peel and salt; mix well. Add 4 tablespoons butter and toss lightly to coat; set aside.
  2. Pat salmon dry. Place skin side down in a greased baking dish. Brush with remaining butter; cover with crumb mixture. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Herbed Salmon in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 446 calories, 29 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 126 mg cholesterol, 483 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2014

"Excellent! Very favorable and easy to prepare. I did bake it at 400 degrees. I will definitely use this recipe often."

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"I have used this recipe for years, since it first came out in the "Taste of Home" magazine many years ago!! The topping adds texture and wonderful extra flavor. I make it as is, no alterations to this one! Makes a delightful presentation as well! Appropriate for company."

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"Very good and easy to make. Bake at least 30 minutes or more."

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"Excellent recipe! I cut the measurements down for a 1lb salmon, and I added Mediterranean seasoning. My topping was thick and covered the entire filet, but I let it bake at 375 for closer to 30 minutes. It was awesome! Definitely making again!"

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"We have made is recipe many times and it never fails. In fact, you end up with twice as much topping than needed when you make this, so I freeze half of it for the next time."

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