Simple roasted salmon

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By Signe Johansen

Published 2018

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As I’ve mentioned elsewhere, we Scandis like to treat our seafood with as little fuss and embellishment as possible – this is one such example. A good piece of roasted salmon can then be spun into any number of dishes.


  • 500 g fillet of salmon, skin on
  • butter
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • sea salt


Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4 and line a roasting dish with baking parchment.

Place the salmon in the roasting dish skin-side down and season it generously with salt and pepper, then dot about 6 pats of butter over the top (or melt the butter and brush it over the fish i