Best Baked Lemon & Dill Salmon Recipe
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An easy, baked salmon recipe with bright lemon, briney capers, dill, salt and pepper. Couldn't get much easier than that!
: Dinner
Serves: 4
  • 1.5 lbs of salmon
  • 1 lemon - half juiced / half sliced thinly
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped (or ½ teaspoon dried)
  • 1-2 teaspoon of capers (more is ok if you like capers!)
  • 1 tablespoon caper brine
  • Sea salt & cracked black pepper, to taste
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon garlic powder, to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
  1. Line a baking sheet with foil, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Wash salmon and pat dry. Cut into 4 portions, place on the olive oil, skin side down.
  3. Squeeze the juice of half the lemon and drizzle the other tablespoon of olive oil evenly over the top of each piece.
  4. Sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, pepper, dill, capers and caper brine.
  5. Lay sliced lemons over the top.
  6. Put in a cold oven and bake for 25 minutes at 400 degrees (just don't pre-heat the oven).
Recipe by Firefly Tales at