Lemon Herbed Salmon Recipe

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted and divided
  • 1 (3 pound) salmon fillet
  1. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, Parmesan cheese, thyme, lemon peel and salt; mix well. Add 4 tablespoons butter and toss lightly to coat; set aside.
  2. Pat salmon dry. Place skin side down in a greased baking dish. Brush with remaining butter; cover with crumb mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.