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Easy lemon pepper salmon

Prep time 5 mins
Cooking Time 15 mins
Serves 3

Recipe By

Shahzadi Devje RD CDE MSc Registered Dietitian and author of Desi-licious RD

  • 4 x 5 oz MSC certified wild salmon fillets, fresh or frozen
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2/3 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small tomato
  • 1 small lemon
  1. If using frozen salmon, thaw, drain and pat the fillets dry with paper towel.
  2. Preheat oven to 420°F degrees. Arrange the fillets on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Season fillets on both sides with the salt and pepper, then evenly sprinkle with lemon zest.
  4. Combine lemon juice and olive oil and pour over the fillets.
  5. Wash and cut tomato and lemon in medium slices and arrange on top of fillets
  6. Place in the oven on the middle shelf and bake for about 15 minutes, or until just cooked through. Cooking time depends on the fillet thickness and oven temperatures so check fish for desired doneness with a fork after 10 minutes.

Recipes developed by Shahzadi Devje RD, CDE, MSc. Registered Dietitian & Owner of Desi~licious RD Inc. (www.shahzadidevje.com)

Ingredients

Method

  • 4 x 5 oz MSC certified wild salmon fillets, fresh or frozen
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2/3 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small tomato
  • 1 small lemon
  1. If using frozen salmon, thaw, drain and pat the fillets dry with paper towel.
  2. Preheat oven to 420°F degrees. Arrange the fillets on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Season fillets on both sides with the salt and pepper, then evenly sprinkle with lemon zest.
  4. Combine lemon juice and olive oil and pour over the fillets.
  5. Wash and cut tomato and lemon in medium slices and arrange on top of fillets
  6. Place in the oven on the middle shelf and bake for about 15 minutes, or until just cooked through. Cooking time depends on the fillet thickness and oven temperatures so check fish for desired doneness with a fork after 10 minutes.

Recipes developed by Shahzadi Devje RD, CDE, MSc. Registered Dietitian & Owner of Desi~licious RD Inc. (www.shahzadidevje.com)

Shahzadi Devje

Shahzadi is an award winning media Dietitian and food blogger in Toronto. An entrepreneur, TV show nutrition expert and community activist, Shahzadi is fuelled by her passion to help others improve their health, and be on top of their game. Watching her father’s struggle with diabetes, as well as her own battle with PCOS, inspired Shahzadi to study Nutrition at a young age, and pursue further studies in the field. She holds a Masters degree in Public Health Nutrition, with a focus on global health, as well as a Masters diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, in UK. Combined with her love of cooking, writing and photography, Shahzadi created Desi~licious RD Inc. to help others recognize that healthy doesn’t have to be hard. In an age where people are bombarded with conflicting nutrition messages, Shahzadi is determined to bring clarity and simplicity through her blogging and media features.

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