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Salmon with Parmesan Crust on a white piece of parchment paper.
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Salmon with Parmesan Crust

Baked Salmon with Parmesan Crust is a very quick and easy dinner to put on the table in less than 20 minutes, and its healthy too! With garlic, chopped parsley, and parmesan, this delicious salmon will become a favorite in your dinner rotation.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 5



  • 1 salmon filet (1.5-2 lbs)

Parmesan Herb Crust

  • 3 cloves of garlic or 1 ½ tsp of minced garlic
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • ½ cup chopped parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place salmon filet, skin side down on lined baking sheet. Cover salmon with another piece of parchment paper.

  3. Bake salmon for 10 minutes. While cooking, in a small bowl, mix up garlic, parmesan and parsley.

  4. Remove from oven and remove top piece of parchment paper. Scoop garlic parmesan parsley mixture onto filet and spread out to cover salmon filet.

  5. Return salmon filet to oven and let cook for about another 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted and salmon flakes easily with a fork. The parmesan crust should be slightly browned.

  6. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Add a Pinch