Baked Salmon & Wine Sauce

Baked Salmon & Wine Sauce
Baked Salmon
Author Notes: This is a great quick salmon recipe and easy cleanup.

Baked Salmon


  • Filet of wild salmon
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large roasting pan, place a length of heavy duty foil that will fold over and seal the entire filet of salmon. Place salmon on foil in pan.
  3. Zest lemon and set zest aside. Squeeze juice of whole lemon over the filet. Place used lemon halves beside salmon on foil.
  4. Salt and pepper the salmon.
  5. Peel and slice garlic. Lay garlic slices over top of salmon.
  6. Seal the foil to enclose the salmon, keep foil pouch raised up above salmon so it allows for a pocket of steam. Place in oven and cook for 27 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and sprinkle reserved lemon zest over hot fish.

Wine Sauce


  • Salmon pan juices
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lemon zested
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Pour pan juices into saucepan. Add ¼ cup white wine and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce and add butter. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  3. Add juice of half a lemon to taste. Add zest to sauce at very end.
  4. Spoon over fish.

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