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Brown Butter Herb Salmon

Cooking Method
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 20 mins
Servings 4
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

A rich herbaceous brown butter perfect for your next salmon dinner!

  • 2 pounds salmon fillets
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 teaspoon basil (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon dill (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves (chopped)
  • 1 lemon
  • Cajun seasoning (to taste)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 

  2. Coat salmon in olive oil and Cajun seasoning. Place salmon fillets on a wrack atop a lined baking sheet. Bake in oven for 13-15 minutes. 

  3. During last 5 minutes of the salmon cooking time, add the butter to a pan over medium heat. Whisk butter as it melts, until the butter starts to brown. Cut lemon in half and squeeze the juice of one of the lemon halves into the butter and stir. Toss in chopped herbs and mix into butter mixture. Turn off heat. 

  4. Remove salmon from oven, and place on a serving platter. Pour brown butter over all of the fillets and serve. 

Keywords: salmon, dinner, seafood
Devin Smith