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Easy Lemon-Thyme Roasted Salmon

Easy Lemon Thyme Roasted Salmon
Serves: 4 people
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins


  • 4 [6-8 ounce] filets of salmon, skin removed
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 lemon, sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place salmon filets in a baking dish and pat dry.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and rub oil evenly into all of the salmon filets. Sprinkle with the salt, pepper, paprika. Top with the minced garlic, lemon zest, and scatter the lemon rounds around the salmon. Sprinkle with the fresh thyme.
  • Transfer to the oven and roast until the salmon is cooked through and easily flakes with a fork, about 10-12 minutes (depending on how thick your salmon is).
  • Remove from oven, serve and enjoy!!