Baked Citrus Salmon

Using a medley of lemons, blood oranges, and common oranges, this baked easy citrus salmon comes together in under 30 minutes from start to finish for a bright, light, and low-carb meal! 

This baked citrus salmon recipe is about as basic as it gets with no marinade, no fancy equipment (just a baking sheet), and the citrus you have needing to be used up, making it the perfect beginner salmon recipe when you want to learn just how to cook salmon in the oven.


- salmon portion - lemons - blood oranges - common oranges - salt - GirlCarnivore Over Easy Blend - sweet peppers - Fresh parsley


Nestle the salmon, skin side down over the fruit slices.

Place the baking sheet with salmon on it in the pre-heated oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until the salmon temps at 145°F at its thickest part, and flakes easily with a fork.

Top with fresh slices of sweet peppers, parsley, cracked black pepper, and thinly shaved scallions.

This salmon recipe is one of my favorites, with slices of lemons and a variety of oranges its bright and light but is incredibly easy with a quick oven bake. A perfect 30-minute impressive meal!

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