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5-Ingredient Salmon

Updated: Aug 1, 2023

Salmon is an incredibly nutrient dense, full of good fats and protein meal. There are plenty of simple and fast ways to prepare fish. You can use the following recipe with halibut, tuna or another fish of your choice. You can pare the fish with a salad, quinoa or sweet potatoes for a hearty, filling and healthy, meal. This easy salmon recipe is a delicious way to prepare fresh fillets using just a few ingredients from your pantry.

Recipe by Angela

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 15 mins


  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 4 (6 ounce) fillets salmon

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 4 lemon wedges


  1. Stir garlic powder, basil, and salt together in a small bowl. Rub the mixture evenly over salmon.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add salmon and cook until browned and flaky, about 5 minutes per side.

  3. Serve salmon with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

calories 304

total fat 16g saturated fat 6g cholesterol 90mg sodium 402mg total carbohydrate 3g dietary fiber 1g total sugars 1g protein 37g vitamin c 12mg calcium 88mg iron 1mg potassium 665mg

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