Alaskan Baked Salmon

The serving size depends on the size of the fish.

Alaskan Baked Salmon
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 1 Alaskan salmon, approximately 6 lbs., cleaned
  • 1 med. red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 4-5 sprigs flat leaf parsley
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Rinse the salmon well under cold running water & sprinkle inside the cavity with salt & pepper.
  2. Stuff with half of the red onion slices, half of the lemon slices, & all of the parsley. Lay the salmon on enough aluminum foil wrap to enclose fully.
  3. Rub both sides with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, pepper, & thyme. Scatter the remaining onion & lemon slices on top & seal foil tightly around salmon.
  4. Bake on baking sheet 40-45 minutes, adjusting time for size of salmon. Cool salmon in foil on cooling rack, then remove onion & lemon slices.
  5. Remove skin if desired & served baked salmon at room temperature.

Photos courtesy of bloomsberries and Ernesto Andrade on Flickr.

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