Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon

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This Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon is easy to prepare and offers a healthy quick option for the busy weekdays for the whole family to enjoy.

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Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon

Happy New Year to everyone! I dunno about ya’ll, but over-indulgence was the name of the game this holiday season. Isn’t it always though? I can usually control myself pretty well at gatherings, but there was just too much deliciousness all around me this time around. So, I think I gained umm like 7 pounds easily in 2 weeks! No need to fret though…nothing that a few weeks of clean eating can’t fix! I was in Michigan visiting my family, but I’m back home now in Massachusetts and kicked off the New Year with simple healthy delicious recipes like this Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon.

This Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon is easy to prepare and offers a healthy quick option for the busy weekdays for the whole family to enjoy.

As you guys know, my recipes are all about simplicity, and I want to stress that in 2017 more than ever! I’ve always had a goal of 3-4 new recipes per week, but sometimes I over-complicate things or try to switch up things that are tried and true, which is where the dinner fails come into play and I get behind in posting recipes. But this year, I want to really focus on the simple factor in my recipes, to show you guys how easy they are to put together, and more importantly, how easy it is to stay healthy in 2017. So here’s kicking off easy healthy meals with this Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon. The recipe is for two people, but I made mine for my husband and kids, and all parties were thoroughly satisfied.

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This Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon is easy to prepare and offers a healthy quick option for the busy weekdays for the whole family to enjoy.
Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
This Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon is easy to prepare and offers a healthy quick option for the busy weekdays for the whole family to enjoy.
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Entrées, Seafood
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 540 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 8 oz filets wild caught salmon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • Garnished with green onions
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Pat the two salmon filets with a paper towel to dry them, then season with salt and pepper, and place in a pan lined with foil.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the cilantro, garlic, olive oil and soy sauce. Mix to combine. Pour mixture over the salmon.
  4. Bake the salmon at 400F for 15-20 minutes, without covering it.
  5. Carefully remove the salmon and place on two plates. Scoop some of remaining sauce from the pan onto the plate. Then serve with your favorite sides. I served mine with simple roasted asparagus and quinoa.
Nutrition Facts
Garlic Cilantro Oven Baked Salmon
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 336
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.3g 57%
Saturated Fat 7.9g 40%
Cholesterol 124.7mg 42%
Sodium 575.5mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 1.5g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 47.2g 94%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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    Greta Gildenstone
    January 15, 2017 at 10:05 pm

    I normally don’t eat salmon, but feel-good foodie had shown me the way! Right on!

    • Reply
      Yumna
      January 23, 2017 at 9:24 pm

      So glad to hear!!!

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