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mediterranean salmon on plate with lemon wedges
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Mediterranean Salmon Recipe

Moist salmon baked salmon with lemon and olive oil, rubbed with a mix of Mediterranean spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Easy, Healthy
Servings: 4
Calories: 324kcal
Author: Janna/Fit As A Fiddle Life


  • 24 ounces salmon thawed if frozen
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 lemon sliced

Spice Rub

  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp cardamon
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all spices and mix well.
  • Place large piece of foil in a pan. Include enough to form a sealed pocket. Slice lemon and layer on the foil. Place salmon on lemon slices, skin side down.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and rub over entire surface. Sprinkle spice rub onto salmon and rub over entire surface.
  • Fold foil over salmon and crimp to seal. Place baking dish on bottom rack of oven.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until a meat thermometer registers 145°F in thickest part of Salmon. If your filet is thin, start checking the internal temperature at 20 minutes.


Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg