lemon pepper salmon
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Lemon Pepper Salmon

Lemon Pepper Salmon is a well-known salmon seasoning recipe. You can use lemon zest and cracked pepper instead of lemon pepper seasoning for a fresh and delicious baked salmon! 
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Courtney Lopez


  • 8 ounces salmon
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon pepper freshly cracked
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic granulated
  • salt optional


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place the salmon on a baking sheet and zest the lemon over top.
  • Slice the lemon and squeeze one half of the juice onto the salmon.
  • Sprinkle the salmon with pepper and garlic and then bake for 15 minutes or until the salmon internally reaches 145 degrees F in the thickest part.


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 28.6mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.3mg