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Dave's Baked Salmon with Garlic-Butter Sauce Recipe

Dave’s Baked Salmon with Garlic-Butter Sauce


Salmon baked in foil is a foolproof way to a delicious dinner, bathed in butter and garlic, with lemon slices and capers on top.


  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 2 (3 ounce) fillets salmon fillets
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 sliced lemon rounds
  • 2 tablespoons capers with juice
  • 6 sprigs fresh dill


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a microwave-safe bowl, about 1 minute. Cut two 12-inch square sheets of aluminum foil and spoon a small amount of butter onto each. Place 1 salmon fillet on each square and lightly season with salt and pepper. Fold aluminum foil around each fillet to create little packets that will hold the butter sauce.
  3. Add garlic to the remaining butter in the bowl. Spoon over the fillets, coating thoroughly; place 3 sprigs of dill on each. Place 2 lemon slices over the dill. Spread capers and brine evenly over fillets. Seal the packets and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes; do not overcook. Remove packets from oven and open them.
  5. Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and turn on the oven's broiler. Bake salmon packets under the broiler until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 2 minutes.
  6. Use a large spatula to serve each fillet in a scampi boat. Pour butter sauce and capers over each fillet.

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Nutritional Information

Dave's Baked Salmon with Garlic-Butter Sauce

Servings Per Recipe: 2
Calories: 519.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 34 %
carbohydrates: 2 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 7 %
fat: 76 %
saturated fat: 149 %
cholesterol: 53 %
vitamin a iu: 31 %
niacin equivalents: 66 %
vitamin b6: 33 %
vitamin c: 42 %
folate: 4 %
calcium: 8 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 11 %
potassium: 11 %
sodium: 28 %
thiamin: 9 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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