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mediterranean salmon
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4.67 from 3 votes

Mediterranean Salmon

Perfectly roasted and deliciously seasoned, this Mediterranean Salmon is a family favorite recipe that is ready under 40 minutes!
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Mediterranean Salmon, Salmon, Seafood, Sheet Pan Salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Silvia Ribas

Ingredients

  • 2 lb wild salmon*
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pinch sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1 whole lemon
  • fresh cilantro or parsley

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350F degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  • Season salmon with 1 tbsp olive oil, flaky sea salt and pepper. Also add a splash of fresh lemon juice. Bake for 30 minutes*
  • Meanwhile wash and trim the asparagus. Season asparagus with remaining 1/2 tbsp olive oil and a 1/4 tsp dried oregano. Add asparagus along with salmon after 15 minutes. The asparagus only need 15 minutes to cook!
  • Meanwhile prepare the olive and capers salad. Chop up the olives, capers and some fresh pasley or cilantro. Set aside.
  • When the salmon is done top with the mediterranean olive and capers salad. Give salmon another splash of fresh lemon juice and serve.

Notes

*Broil for an additional 2-3 minutes to add a golden crispy layer to the salmon.