Perfect Roasted Salmon

from ButterYum
makes 6-8 servings


  • 2-3 pound Salmon filletĀ 
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425F and line a half sheet pan with nonstick foil.
  2. Place salmon, skin side down, on foil.
  3. Brush salmon lightly with olive oil, then sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper as shown.
  4. Roast, uncovered, in the center of the oven until cooked through and salmon flakes easily (approx 10 minutes per inch of thickness).