Parmesan Crusted Baked Lemon Garlic Salmon
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This Parmesan-crusted salmon is simply amazing! Marinated in fresh lemon juice, rubbed with fresh garlic and crusted with Parmesan cheese and herbs - perfection! This is my favorite salmon recipe!
Recipe type: Fish,Salmon
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 large boneless salmon filet (2-3 lbs)
  • ½ lemon
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp Italian herbs seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 425F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Put the salmon, skin side down, on the parchment paper.
  4. Squeeze the lemon over the salmon and spread with your hands so the salmon is coated with lemon juice.
  5. Put the minced garlic on top of the salmon and rub it all over the salmon.
  6. Sprinkle the salmon evenly with salt and pepper.
  7. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese evenly over the salmon, so the salmon is coated with Parmesan.
  8. Sprinkle the Italian herbs seasoning over the salmon.
  9. Put the salmon on the top oven rack and bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Switch the oven setting to Broil and broil for 5 minutes.
  11. Remove the baked Parmesan-crusted salmon from the oven and serve.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at