Baked Balsamic Salmon With Basil, Garlic & Cilantro

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"An easy, healthy and flavorful recipe for salmon for 2."

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (244.3 g)
  • Calories 567.2
  • Total Fat - 46.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 93.5 mg
  • Sodium - 90.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 34 g
  • Calcium - 28.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375F. Coat an 8 x 8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

Step 2

Mix oil and vinegar together in a small bowl.

Step 3

Place salmon fillets in prepared baking dish and rub garlic into them. Pour oil and vinegar over them, turning once to coat.

Step 4

Sprinkle with cilantro and basil and season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Let marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes, or until fish flakes easily and is no longer transparent in center.

Step 7

Drizzle some of the sauce over each piece to serve.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

3 Reviews


This was a great salmon recipe. The balsamic in combination with the herbs was very tasty. Thank you!


review by:
(26 Jan 2019)


This salmon has some awesome flavors going on...the hubby wanted his normal hide the salmon mayo and ketchup mixture...but he didn't even use it...he said that the salmon as is was delicious...and it is...Made for Pick Me tag game...


review by:
(16 Dec 2018)


I made the fish as in the recipe except I omitted the cilantro. It was delicious! I loved the sweetness of the balsamic with the basil and garlic. Such a great combination of flavors with the fish. I will definitely make this again! Thank you for another great recipe Mikekey! Linda


(31 Mar 2015)