Lemon and Herb Butter Salmon

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Ingredients

  • 2 pound salmon
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 lemons, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a large piece of foil with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter, add lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and parsley; stir together and remove from heat. Place 6-8 lemon slices down on foil, place salmon on slices, coat with butter sauce, top with remaining lemon slices; close foil around salmon. Place on a baking sheet and bake 15-20 minutes.
  3. Once baked, carefully open foil, set aside top lemon slices and broil salmon for 2-3 minutes. Transfer salmon to a serving platter and return lemon slices. Serve.

 

 


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