Baked Whole Salmon Recipe

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By : dLife Editors

Bacon and lemon add tasty flavor to this Pacific Northwest treat

Summary

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Cook time: 50 Minutes
Prep time: 20 Minutes
Idle time:
Level Medium
Servings: People
Unit:
2g
Carbs
4g
Sat. fat
0g
Fibers
223mg
Sodium
30g
Protein
282kcal
Calories
2g
Carbs
4g
Sat. fat
0g
Fibers
223mg
Sodium
30g
Protein
282kcal
Calories

Ingredients

  • 6 lb whole salmon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 onion
  • 6 slices raw bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Gut, scale, and clean salmon, or have your fishmonger do it. Leave head and tail on.
  3. Measure around widest part of girth.
  4. Line 9" x 13" baking pan with enough aluminum foil to wrap around whole fish. Place salmon in pan.
  5. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper, inside and out.
  6. Place 3 bacon slices lengthwise inside salmon. Stuff with lemon and onion slices. Place remaining bacon on top.
  7. Seal foil to wrap salmon.
  8. Bake 10 minutes per 1” of girth until internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  9. Discard bacon, lemon, and onion. To serve, place lemon slices over the eyes

Additional information

Nutrition Facts
Baked Whole Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282
% Daily Value*
Sodium 223mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 30g 60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Whole Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282
% Daily Value*
Sodium 223mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 30g 60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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