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 1minute
Cook Time 9minutes
Total Time 10minutes
2lbsSalmon Filletskin or skinless
1 1/2tspLemon Pepperuse about 2 tsp if you prefer stronger seasoning
1/2CupShredded Parmesan Cheese
1Stalk Green Onion
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!