Baked Salmon

First, get yourself 1 1/2 lbs of fresh salmon …

salmon

Then round up the following ingredients:

1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
1 lemon, juice of
1/2 lemon, cut into thin slices, seeds removed
1 teaspoon kosher salt or 1 teaspoon sea salt
1 -2 tablespoon dried parsley
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Directions:

1 Run salmon under cold water and pat dry with paper towels, set aside.
2 In a large oven-proof baking dish add 3 tablespoons of olive oil and place the salmon in the baking dish.
3 Sprinkle the fish with the remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
4 Add in this order. The lemon juice, black pepper, kosher salt, dried parsley and place the lemon slices on top of the salmon.
5 Cover with foil and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 45 minutes or until cooked through and tender.
6 Serve with long grained rice and steamed asparagus.

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