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Lemon Butter Salmon Recipe

Lemon Butter Salmon Recipe

This lip-smacking Lemon Butter Salmon from Karla Seville of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania makes for an easy, breezy supper to serve family or friends out on the patio some warm night. As an extra-special touch, you might add a 4-ounce package of salad shrimp to the remaining lemon butter, then spoon over the salmon before serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 5 salmon fillets or steaks (6 ounces each)


  • 1. In a small skillet, saute garlic in butter; whisk in lemon juice, salt, pepper and pepper sauce. Transfer 2/3 cup to a serving bowl; set aside.
  • 2. Place salmon in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with remaining lemon butter. Broil 4-6 in. from heat 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with reserved lemon butter. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 479 calories, 37g fat (15g saturated fat), 149mg cholesterol, 1177mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein.

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BeckyJCarver User ID: 59111 263468
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2017

"This is an excellent salmon dish. the hot sauce gives it a nice flavor. Definitely a keeper."

lvalcani User ID: 4394375 221313
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2015

"Not usually in to salmon but this was excellent!"

K950 User ID: 7349971 206189
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2014

"Excellent!! Would highly suggest making it. It gives lemon butter sauce a whole new twist. Family loved it! Drizzled some on asparagus and was amazing!! Would definately make it again."

char04 User ID: 2958136 206188
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2013

"This was ok. I don't think I will make it again."

Buffy81 User ID: 7104331 69757
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2013

"Delicious! And I'm not usually a salmon fan."

princessivy User ID: 6704520 147799
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2013

"Excellent on Tilapia!! I also made Asparagus and with the leftover in the pan I added a Tbl of butter and just coated the asparagus. Added a fresh salad and what a great and easy dinner."

Renae Scott User ID: 6953754 141931
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2012

"my daughter-in-law is pregnant and her doctor says she needs to eat more fish for the protien, but she hates fish, but she loves garlic, hot sauce, and lemon pepper. this recipe had all the above. i just had to sneek in the fish. she smelled it cooking but i keeped her out of the kitchen. when it was done i gave her a blind taste. she loved it !!! and wants to know when i'm making it again. thank you karla, from renae scott of creston, iowa"

Corneth User ID: 2151620 106610
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2011

"Wonderful recipe would definetly make again"

Detrick User ID: 1002007 62839
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

"My kids aren't wild about eating fish but they both request this salmon!"

cozykitchen1 User ID: 3007531 106500
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"The nutrition facts listed with this recipe are incorrect and will be updated shortly. I apologize for any inconvenience.

Peggy Woodward
Food Editor
healthy Cooking"

ladibugg User ID: 4824648 62792
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"How can this be rated healthy. Far too much fat."

pdtomlinson User ID: 1501572 206187
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2009

"how can you afford the calories in this receipe 1203 a serving?"

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