Simple Roasted Salmon

This Salmon recipe is so easy it will become your go-to Salmon recipe! It's easily enhanced with unique sides and salads!


  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 salmon fillet (2 to 3 pounds), skin on
  • 2 cup brown rice, steamed


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Place butter on a rimmed baking sheet and season with salt and pepper. Place sheet in oven until butter melts, about 1 minute. Carefully remove sheet from oven and place salmon on top of butter, skin side down; season with salt and pepper. Return sheet to oven.
  • Roast until salmon is just cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes, checking frequently. It will flake easily when done.

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