Recipes and Cooking Salmon with Lemon and Herbs This quick-roasted salmon is perfect for busy weeknight dinners. Enjoy with a salad or your favorite side. By Laraine Perri Laraine Perri Laraine Perri is a freelance editor and food writer based in New York City. Her experience covering food and parenting topics, as well as developing recipes, has helped her build a career among national publications like Better Homes & Gardens and Prevention magazine.Laraine's approach to food is simple: easy, delicious, veggie-filled dishes that your family will enjoy, including the little ones. As a mother, Laraine also understands that nutritious food and quick clean-ups can go hand by hand with some creativity. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 14, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Roast Time: 4 mins Total Time: 19 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ⅔ cup mayonnaise 1 ½ teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoon minced fresh chives 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh parsley ¼ teaspoon sugar Kosher salt Black pepper 2 - 2 ½ pound center cut salmon fillet, skin on Thin lemon slices and/or parsley leaves (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. For sauce, a bowl combine the first eight ingredients (through sugar). Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper. Place salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet. Measure thickness of fish. Season with salt and pepper. Spread 1/4 cup sauce over top of salmon. Roast 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness of fish or just until fish flakes when tested with a fork. Let rest 5 minutes. Add water, 1 tsp. at a time, to remaining sauce to thin to desired consistency. Serve salmon with sauce. If desired, top with several thin lemon slices and/or sprinkle with parsley. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 385 Calories 28g Fat 1g Carbs 30g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 385 % Daily Value * Total Fat 28g 36% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 93mg 31% Sodium 270mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Protein 30g Vitamin C 3.5mg 18% Calcium 24mg 2% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 760mg 16% Folate, total 42mcg Vitamin B-12 4.8mcg Vitamin B-6 1.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.