Garlic Butter Baked Salmon

Tender garlic butter baked salmon with crispy roast potatoes, asparagus and a delicious garlic butter sauce! all baked on a sheet pan for an easy dinner.

THE salmon recipe of your dreams! A complete meal on one pan full of flavour. Garlic Butter Baked Salmon is easy to make using minimal ingredients you already have in your kitchen! PLUS the bonus of having only one pan to wash and no mess in your kitchen to clean up when your done.

baked salmon

Garlic butter smothered salmon is a given. It’s possibly one of the most amazing, delicious ways to eat a juicy piece of salmon and gets cooked twice a week in this house. It’s been a while since we gave you salmon and it’s time.

Normally you may opt for pan seared salmon for a guaranteed crisp exterior with a fork tender interior. Our baked salmon recipe delivers soft, juicy and tender salmon on the inside with charred crisp edges. A delicious restaurant-quality dinner!



Garlic Butter Baked Salmon

  • Author: Bela
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 Serves 1x


Perfectly baked salmon in the oven! Brushed with garlic butter sauce, this recipe makes amazingly tasty salmon baked on a sheet pan with broccoli florets.



  1. 4 (6 ounces each) salmon fillets
  2. 4 to 6 cups broccoli florets
  1. 4 cloves garlic, minced
  2. 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  3. 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  5. 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  6. 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  7. salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  8. 1 lemon, halved, divided
  9. chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Grease a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Arrange broccoli florets and salmon fillets on prepared sheet pan.
  • Rub minced garlic over each fillet. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together melted butter, brown sugar, oregano, thyme, and rosemary.
  • Pour the butter mixture over the salmon and veggies.
  • Take half of a lemon and squeeze lemon juice over everything; then, season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the sheet pan in the oven and cook for 15 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork and internal temperature is 145F degrees.
  • Remove from oven and garnish with parsley.
  • Serve with lemon slices.



  • Properly storedcooked salmon will last 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator. Place completely cooled salmon in an airtight container; close and store in the fridge.
  • You can also freeze cooked salmon. Place completely cooled salmon in covered airtight containers or heavy duty freezer bags. Keep in the freezer for up to 4 months.

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