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Lemon and Dill Salmon Recipe

Try baking your salmon in a foil tent for delicious, always moist fish. This recipe includes the perfect combination of dill and lemon to give you the freshest tasting fish straight from your own oven!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked salmon, best salmon, lemon and dill salmon
Servings: 4
Calories: 426kcal


  • 2 pound salmon filet
  • 2 teaspoons fish seasoning or rub
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 lemons divided
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh dill chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheet with foil.
  • Place salmon on prepared baking sheet and fold up foil around all four edges creating a basket.
  • Season salmon with fish seasoning, and salt and pepper
  • In a bowl, whisk together butter, the juice of one lemon, the zest of one lemon, garlic, and dill.
  • Spoon butter mixture over the salmon.
  • Slice remaining lemon and top salmon with evenly spaced slices.
  • Fold foil over the salmon completely closing and sealing the packet.
  • Bake until cooked through, about 15-20 minutes.


Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 1240mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 413IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 3mg