Parsley-Garlic Roasted Salmon

On Christmas Eve, my husband’s family celebrates with a traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes. My mother-in-law frequently prepares this simple, flavorful salmon.

Courtesy of Jenna Helwig

Parsley-Garlic Roasted Salmon

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    1 2-pound salmon fillet, skin removed 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
    Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    2 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt
    6 medium garlic cloves, finely minced 1/2 cup parsley, chopped


    Prep: 10 min Total: 30 min (Quick)
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and line a baking pan with parchment paper.

    • 2

      Place the salmon on the paper and season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread the Dijon mustard over the salmon in a thin layer.

    • 3

      In a small bowl, stir together the garlic, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste.

    • 4

      Pour the mixture over the salmon and roast until the fish is just cooked through, about 20 to 25 minutes.

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