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Baked Salmon with Parmesan Crust served on a wooden plank.

Baked Salmon with Parmesan Crust

This tender oven-baked salmon with a cheesy parmesan crust is going to be your new favorite dinner! Tender and flakey salmon is baked to perfection then topped with lemon pepper and Parmesan to create a savory cheesy crust.
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Worldwide
Keyword easy salmon recipe, oven baked salmon
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Pieces
Calories 374kcal


  • 2 lbs Salmon Fillet skin or skinless
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper use about 2 tsp if you prefer stronger seasoning
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 4 Wedges Lemon optional


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Chop green onions and set them aside.
  • Pat down any liquid on the salmon fillets with a paper towel and generously sprinkle salt, black pepper, and lemon pepper. Cut fillet long ways into 2 inches wide slices and then generously sprinkle shredded Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Transfer salmon fillets onto a silicone baking mat and bake on the middle rack for 9-10 minutes or until the meat easily flakes off with a fork.
  • Top with chopped green onions and serve with optional lemon wedge. Best enjoyed with steamed vegetables of choice!



Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 882mg | Potassium: 1143mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 2mg