Average: 5 (1 vote)
Active time
30 minutes
4 servings

4 cloves garlic, chopped

½ teaspoon sea salt

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

4 salmon steaks, each about 4 ounces

  1. Crush the garlic with the salt in a mortar or mash it with a fork in a small bowl. Add the pepper flakes, olive oil, and lemon juice and continue mashing to form a smooth paste.
  2. Arrange the fish in a baking dish and spread the marinade on top. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to two hours.
  3. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Uncover the fish and bake for about 20 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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Calories: 230
Total Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 340mg
Carbohydrate: 2g
Fiber: 0g
Total Sugars: 0g (Added Sugar: 0g)
Protein: 23g

Yield: 4 servings

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Elaine Andrews
I've made this recipe a number of times. It's one of my favorites! And it's so easy!

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