Quick and Healthy Baked Salmon

Quick and Healthy Baked Salmon

Quick and Healthy Baked Salmon

Salmon makes the perfect center for a healthy meal since it is filled with quality protein and omega-3 benefits. The yogurt and lime coating gives it a new flavor while still keeping the fish light and refreshing. Serve your salmon on a bed of fresh or braised greens.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 172 kcal


  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, fat free
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 8 (3oz) wild caught salmon fillets


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking pan with nonstick spray and set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl combine the yogurt, lime juice, and garlic. Put half of the yogurt mixture aside in the fridge. 

  3. Coat the salmon with the other half of the yogurt mixture and marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  4. Place the salmon on prepared pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Turn on the high broil for an additional 5 minutes until the top of the salmon has browned.

  5. Serve the salmon on a bed of kale with a dollop of the reserved yogurt.

  6. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 172 calories, 6.9g fat, 62mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, and 24.6g protein.