This lemon baked salmon recipe is the easiest no fail baked salmon recipe, high in antioxidants! This moist, flavorful baked salmon is something you will be making regularly. All you need is salmon fillets, and turmeric lemon sauce. It is a foolproof baked salmon recipe, so if you wonder how to make it...read on :).

Prep Time: 5 mins - Cooking Time: 35 mins - Servings: 2



For the Baked Salmon

  • 2 salmon fillets

  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder

  • a few pinches of pepper

  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice

  • a few basil leaves

  • 1 tbsp of olive oil for the tray

Black rice as a side

  • 1/5 cup of black rice

  • 1 tsp of gee

  • 1 cup of vegetable stock

  • 1 cup of water


  1. Oil a tray with olive oil and transfer the salmon fillets to the tray

  2. In a small bowl mix turmeric powder, pepper, lemon juice and a few basil leaves, making a sauce.

  3. Paste the salmon fillets with the sauce.

  4. Place the salmon on the tray in the oven for 35 mins at 180 degrees Celsius.

  5. In the meantime, in a pan add all the ingredients for the rice and cook for 15-20 minutes or until water is fully absorbed.

  6. In a plate add the rice and the salmon and sprinkle a few more basil leaves before enjoying!

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