Garlic & Herb-Roasted Salmon

If you are looking for a tasty and nutritious meal for your next dinner party or family gathering, why not try this amazing Garlic and Herb-Roasted Salmon? Not only is it beautiful and tasty, but it’s also a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, making it a smart choice for your health.

This is a wonderful dish to make when time is short.  The entire dinner, veggies and all, are on the table in under 30 minutes. And when it’s ready, this beautiful salmon is perfect to enjoy with the roasted cherry tomatoes or a side salad. Don’t wait – give this recipe a try and treat yourself to a delicious, easy meal.

This is a fabulous dish to make when you’ve got a gorgeous piece of salmon.  Recently, the grocer had some beautiful Scottish Salmon and I knew it needed to be my dinner.  This preparation let the fish shine!

Mix together olive oil, garlic, cayenne, lemon juice, parsley and salt.

Place the salmon on a parchment-lined sheet pan and season it with a bit of salt.  Arrange the cherry tomatoes and lemon slices around the salmon and drizzle with some of the garlic/herb mixture.

Roast in the oven until the salmon is just cooked through and then broil for about 5 minutes or until the tomatoes are blistered.

Arrange it on a platter, garnish it with chopped parsley and flaky sea salt and serve right away!

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Garlic & Herb-Roasted Salmon

Makes: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 13 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes


  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, more for garnish
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 salmon fillet (2 pounds), skin on
  • Large bunch of cherry tomatoes on the vine
  • 1 lemon, sliced into 1/4-inch wheels
  • Flaky sea salt


Preheat oven to 450° F.

In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, cayenne, lemon juice, parsley and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Place salmon fillet skin side down in the center. Season fish with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Arrange tomatoes and slices of lemon around the salmon and drizzle with the garlic and herb mixture.

Roast in oven for 8 minutes at 450°F until salmon is just cooked through. Increase temperature and broil for 5 minutes or until tomatoes are just blistered and lemons have a slight char.

Arrange on a large platter and garnish with chopped parsley and a sprinkle of sea salt. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Judy Kim


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