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A square photo of Lemon Dill Salmon lined up on the diagonal surrounded by other pieces of salmon which are out of focus and asparagus which is also out of focus.

20 Minute Lemon Dill Baked Salmon Recipe

This Sheet Pan Lemon Dill Baked Salmon Recipe is the best healthy weeknight meal! With minimal ingredients this is an easy sheet pan dinner that's ready in just 20 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked salmon recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Jessy Freimann, The Life Jolie

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon filets
  • 1 bunch thin-medium width asparagus, ends trimmed
  • Olive oil
  • 1-2 lemons (the juice from one lemon and the other lemon to cut into rounds for garnish and for extra lemon juice if you want)
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Dill, chopped if using fresh

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Drizzle a little olive oil on the bottom of a sheet pan (or spray it with cooking spray).

  3. Line salmon up in the center of the pan. If there's skin, place the skin side down.

  4. Place the asparagus around the outside of the salmon, down the sides of the pan.

  5. Lightly drizzle some olive oil onto the fish and asparagus.

  6. Squeeze the lemon juice over the salmon and asparagus.

  7. Sprinkle the salmon and asparagus with salt, pepper, garlic powder and dill to taste (I tend to be very liberal with the dill, because I love it).

  8. Place a lemon rounds onto the top of each piece of fish.

  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the internal temperature is 145 degrees and the asparagus is cooked through.

  10. Serve immediately with extra lemons on the side.

Recipe Notes

This will last up to a couple days in the refrigerator and reheats well.