Easy Baked Salmon Recipe

I have to admit it.  I am not much of a fish person.  I’ve tried almost every variety and just don’t find them that appealing.  My exceptions are salmon, swordfish and any fish that is freshly caught. (then I love it!)

Easy Baked Salmon Recipe

Printable Recipe:  Easy Baked Salmon

This recipe for grilled salmon is easy to do, has a nice boost from the soy sauce and spices and tastes delicious.  It is great for a busy week night. 

It is a very flexible recipe. The salmon can be baked, pan fried or cooked on a barbecue after marinating.

Serve with a broccoli florets for a tasty, and easy main meal.

Yield: 2

Easy Baked Salmon Recipe

Easy Baked Salmon Recipe
This easy baked salmon recipe is ready in just 30 minutes and has a lovely marinade of soy sauce, garlic, cumin and paprika.
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes


  • 12 oz Salmon fillets
  • 1 1/2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Kosher Salt and cracked black pepper to taste


  • Combine the soy sauce, olive oil, minced garlic and spices in a bowl. Mix well and spread on the salmon fillets. Marinate the salmon for 2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 350º F. Bake the salmon for 30 minutes in a 350 º F oven.
  • Note: The salmon can also be cooked in a skillet on the stove top for about 4 minutes each side, or grilled on the barbeque.
  • Nutrition Information



    Serving Size


    Amount Per Serving Calories 466 Total Fat 32g Saturated Fat 6g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 24g Cholesterol 107mg Sodium 914mg Carbohydrates 4g Fiber 2g Sugar 0g Protein 40g
    Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.

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