Salmon Fillet With Citrus and Thyme


In just 30 minutes, you can have a delicious salmon fillet infused with the flavors of citrus and thyme—a perfect weeknight dinner.

Overhead View of Salmon Fillet With Citrus and Thyme on White Plate with Fork and Knife on Blue Napkin to the Left
Photo: Con Poulos
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 serves


  • 1 3-pound piece skinless salmon fillet

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • kosher salt and pepper

  • 1 orange, thinly sliced

  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced

  • 12 sprigs fresh thyme


  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Place the salmon on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  2. Drizzle the salmon with the oil and season with ¾ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Scatter the orange, lemon, and thyme around it.

  3. Roast until the salmon is opaque throughout, 20 to 25 minutes.

  4. Using 2 large spatulas, carefully transfer the salmon to a platter and scatter the orange, lemon, and thyme on top of it.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
8g Fat
3g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 37g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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