Broiled Salmon right after I took it out of the oven. Broiled on both sides.
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Roasted Salmon

This salmon recipe is incredibly easy, yet flavorful and perfect for combining with tons of other dishes, such as pasta or potatoes to salad or rice-based dishes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Pescatarian
Keyword dinner, lunch, salmon, seafood
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 327kcal
Author Maike

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh salmon
  • 2 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoons Salt (see notes)
  • 1 teaspoons cracked pepper

Instructions

  • Select the oven's broil function. Choose the 'high broil' setting. If the oven doesn't have a broil feature, preheat to 450° Fahrenheit.
  • Put the salmon in a cast iron skillet. Season both sides with sweet smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. 
  • Put the salmon with the skin side facing up into the oven. Set your kitchen timer to 6 minutes.
  • Flip the salmon. The skinless side is now facing up. Reset the timer for an additional 6 minutes. 
  • When the time goes off, check if the salmon has a nice golden crust. If the salmon is thicker, you need to add another minute or two.
  • Remove the salmon from the oven. Let the salmon to rest for a couple of minutes in the skillet.  
  • This allows the juices to come out and you'll have a nice piece of fully cooked salmon. You can serve this over pasta, salad, potatoes, even soup. The possibilities endless. Enjoy

Nutrition

Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1263mg | Potassium: 1134mg | Vitamin A: 585IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2.1mg