Citrus Salmon

“This salmon is fool-proof and fantastically flavored. Serve with Broccoli with Lemon-Oregano Dressing and Basmati Rice with Carrot and Ginger.” – April Ferre

Citrus Salmon

Course: Main Courses – Fish & Seafood


  • 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 8 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • Pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • Pinch Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Basil
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Dill
  • 3 Pounds Fresh Salmon Fillets


  • In a small sauté pan over medium heat, combine lemon juice, olive oil, butter, mustard, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt, basil and dill. While stirring, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • While the sauce is still hot, brush on fish. Place salmon fillets onto individual pieces of foil with edges turned up to make a pan. Pour remaining sauce evenly over fish.
  • Fold foil over create packets. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

2018 Adapted Recipe – April Ferre – From Best of the Best from Oregon by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley