Garlic Herb Roasted Salmon

Salmon is a fatty fish, rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamin A. These recipes to make salmon fillets seasoned with a garlic, Dijon herb sauce and served with a squeeze of fresh lemon are delicious.


Lower Calorie Grilled Garlic Dijon Herb Salmon


  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp dried Herbs de Provence
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • olive oil spray
  • 4 (6 oz) wild salmon fillets, 1″ thick (if frozen, thaw first)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 4 lemon wedges for serving


  1. In a mini food processor, or using a mortar and pestle mash garlic with the herbs, vinegar, oil, and Dijon mustard until it becomes a paste.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Season salmon with a pinch of salt and fresh pepper.
  4. Heat a grill or grill pan over high heat until hot.
  5. Spray the pan lightly with oil and reduce the heat to medium-low.
  6. Place the salmon on the hot grill pan and cook without moving for 5 minutes.
  7. Turn and cook the other side for an additional 3-4 minutes spooning on half of the garlic herb mustard sauce.
  8. Turn and cook 1 more minute spooning the other side of the fish with remaining sauce.
  9. Turn once again and let the fish finish cooking about one more minute. Note: the fish should have a total cooking time of about 9-10 minutes per inch. If your fish is thinner, reduce the total cooking time.
  10. Transfer the fillets to plates and serve with fresh lemon wedges.

Serves 4 – Serving Size: 1 fillet with lemonĀ – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 233.6, Fat: 7.9 g, Protein: 34.7 g, Carbohydrate: 3.1 g , Fibre: 0.1 g, Sugar: 0.2 g