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Lemon Butter Salmon Recipe

Our lemon butter salmon recipe introduces an easy, delicious way to enjoy salmon. It takes 30 minutes, and most of it is hands-free.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: how to make lemon butter salmon, lemon butter salmon, lemon butter salmon recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 455kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 30 oz boneless salmon about 4 medium fillets
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic about 2 cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter about 2.5 oz, room-temp
  • 18 oz asparagus woody end trimmed/ shaved
  • 8 oz cherry tomatoes
  • 2 oz lemon sliced
  • 2 tbsp parsley finely chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Marinate 30 oz salmon with 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 tbsp garlic, 1 tsp Cajun, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper.
    step 1: Season the salmon fillets. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Line a baking tray with foil and brush the foil with 1 tbsp room-temp butter.
    step 2: Line the baking tray with foil and grease it with butter.
  • Onto the tray place the salmon, 18 oz asparagus, 8 oz cherry tomatoes, and 2 oz lemon slices. Try to spread them out so they bake evenly.
    step 3: Arrange the salmon and vegetables onto it.
  • Cut the butter block (4 tbsp) into small pieces and place them on the fillets and vegetables like so:
    step 4: Cut butter into chunks and scatter across the tray.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 350°F for 15 minutes. Flip the asparagus and bake for another 5 minutes.
    step 5: Bake.
  • Sprinkle with 2 tbsp parsley and serve.
    step 6: Enjoy.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 1218mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1882IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 4mg