Keto Salmon Recipe: Lemon Butter Salmon for a Delicious Low-Carb Meal

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Brighten up your low-carb dinner with this zesty keto lemon butter chicken.

Juicy chicken thighs simmered in a luscious lemon butter sauce flavored with garlic, thyme, and parsley. The fresh lemon juice adds a tangy brightness while the butter and cream create a rich, velvety sauce that coats each tender bite of chicken.

A squeeze of lemon right before serving bumps up the citrus flavor even more. Serve this easy skillet chicken over zoodles or cauliflower rice for a complete keto-friendly meal. The bold, vibrant flavors of this lemon butter chicken make it perfect for a cozy night in.

Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pat salmon dry and place on prepared baking sheet.

In a small bowl, combine 2 tbsp melted butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

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Brush salmon fillets with lemon butter mixture.

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Bake for 10-12 minutes until salmon flakes easily with a fork. Remove from oven and brush with remaining 1 tbsp melted butter.

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Keto Baked Lemon Butter Salmon Recipe

Juicy salmon simmered in a bright, tangy lemon butter sauce. Easy keto skillet recipe with big, bold flavors perfect for a cozy night in.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 filets
Calories 252 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 6 oz salmon fillets
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Instructions:

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Pat salmon dry and place on prepared baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, combine 2 tbsp melted butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Brush salmon fillets with lemon butter mixture.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  • Remove from oven and brush with remaining 1 tbsp melted butter.

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Nutrition

Serving: 6ozCalories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 23gFat: 16gFiber: 0g
Keyword baked, fish, keto, ketogenic, low carb