Salmon Roasted in Butter Recipe

Salmon Roasted in Butter Recipe

How To Make How To Make Salmon Roasted in Butter

Indulge yourself with tender and juicy roasted salmon full of buttery flavor. This one-pan recipe is incredibly easy to make and perfect for special dinnertime with your loved ones.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ¼cupunsalted butter
  • 3tbspfresh dillminced
  • 4salmon fillets(6 oz) skin-on , ((I recommend using thicker fillets))
  • salt
  • black pepperfreshly ground
  • 1tspgarlicminced
  • 1tbspparsleyfresh minced
  • lemon wedgesor lemon zest, (for serving)


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F.

  2. Place butter in a small roasting dish, sprinkle dill evenly across. Place the pan in the oven and heat until the butter has melted and the dill is sizzling (about 4 to 5 minutes.)

  3. Remove pan from the oven and place the fillets skin-side up. Return to the oven and roast for 4 minutes.

  4. Remove from the oven and pull the skin from the salmon (if the skin doesn’t pull away roast another 1 to 2 minutes).

  5. Season the now skinless side with salt and pepper then carefully flip fillets and season opposite side with salt and pepper. Sprinkle garlic into the melted butter around the salmon.

  6. Return to the oven and cook to desired doneness, about 3 to 4 minutes longer.

  7. Plate salmon and spoon butter in the pan over the salmon. Sprinkle with parsley and serve warm with lemon zest or lemon wedges for spritzing.


  • Calories: 932.16kcal
  • Fat: 64.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.79g
  • Fiber: 0.57g
  • Sugar: 0.21g
  • Protein: 81.28g
  • Cholesterol: 248.30mg
  • Sodium: 977.89mg
  • Calcium: 50.34mg
  • Potassium: 1478.56mg
  • Iron: 1.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 103.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.99mg
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