Caper and Lemon Baked Salmon

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Caper and Lemon Baked Salmon
Photo: © Ian Knauer
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 4 (6 ounce) salmon filets

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 lemon, sliced crosswise

  • 3 tablespoons drained capers in brine

  • 6 fresh oregano sprigs


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Place the salmon on a baking sheet and drizzle with the oil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Scatter the lemon slices, capers, and oregano sprigs over the salmon, then bake until just cooked through, about 15 minutes. Serve.

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