Lemon Thyme Baked Salmon
"This, my friends, is a trimmed side of wild caught salmon (just shy of 2 lbs) seasoned with pink salt, lemon pepper, fresh thyme, lemon zest and lemon slices."
-- @whatshouldimakefor
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Serves or Makes: 4


  • 2 pounds wild caught salmon, trimmed and pin bones removed
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Pink salt, to taste 
  • Lemon pepper, to taste 
  • 1 bunch fresh thyme
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rounds


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 500 F. Season salmon with olive oil, salt and lemon pepper. Place fish in cast iron skillet skin-side down, scatter with thyme and lemon slices, then bake for about 12 minutes. 

  • Step 2

    Fish will be medium rare, but cook for an additional 5-10 minutes more if you desire a more well done piece of salmon.