Buttery Salmon
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Simple, yet fantastic buttery glaze that bakes right into the salmon. Mix up a basic butter compound with your favorite seasoning blend and let it melt right into the salmon, as it bakes to perfection.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) salmon fillet
  • 4 - Tbsp butter
  • 2 - tsp herb seasoning blend
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook rice, as directed.
  2. Let the butter soften and then combine it with the seasoning blend to make a compound.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  4. Cut salmon fillet into 4 pieces. Place in small baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Add a dollop of the butter compound onto each piece of salmon fillet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until salmon is no longer pink in the middle. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of salmon.
  6. Prepare veggies.
  7. Serve Buttery Salmon with rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 2 lbs. of salmon fillet into 8 pieces.
  2. Let the 8 Tbsp butter soften and then combine it with 4 tsp seasoning blend to make a compound.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 salmon pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Dollop of butter compound on each salmon

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring the salmon and toppings to baking dish. Bake at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes.

Reheating Instructions


Special notes

Serve with cauliflower ‘rice’ for Paleo/Whole30 meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when you use margarine instead of butter.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Buttery Salmon

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely, then bake at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until salmon is no longer pink in the middle.
Serve with rice and veggies.

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