Garlic Butter Salmon
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
This salmon recipe is the perfect 30-minute dinner option. And my guess is that you have most of the ingredients needed in your fridge, minus the salmon. ;) It’s a quick sauce mixing, followed by a quick bake and dinner is done. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) salmon fillet
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 - cup(s) lemon juice
  • 1/4 - cup(s) melted butter
  • Side: - veggies**
  • Side: - rice**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook rice, as directed.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. Cut salmon fillet into individual meal-size portions. Place in small baking dish. Sprinkle salt and pepper onto the tops of each fillet.
  4. Melt the butter.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, whisk the melted butter with the lemon juice and garlic. Pour the sauce directly over the top of the salmon, coating well.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until salmon is no longer pink in the middle. Sprinkle a little more pepper onto each fillet after baking.
  7. Prepare veggies.
  8. Serve Garlic Butter Salmon with a side of rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 2 lbs. of salmon fillet into 8 pieces.
  2. Melt 1/2 cup butter.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk the melted butter with the 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 2 Tbsp minced garlic.

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

  • Half of the salmon portions into each bag
  • Half of the garlic-butter sauce into each bag

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

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Pull out the bag the night before and thaw completely in the fridge. Bake as directed.

Special notes


Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when made with dairy-free margarine and served with dairy-free side dishes.

Gluten-Free Modifications

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

Printable Label Recipe Title

Garlic Butter Salmon

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely before baking at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until no longer pink in the middle.
Serve with rice and veggies.

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