Spicy Garlic Salmon

Spicy Garlic Salmon

Background and History:

Spicy Garlic Salmon is a delectable dish that brings together the bold flavors of garlic and spice with the tender, flaky goodness of salmon. While it may not have a long history, it has quickly become a favorite for those who enjoy a zesty kick in their seafood.


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to your spice preference)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Place the salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, mix the minced garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.
  • Drizzle the garlic mixture evenly over the salmon fillets.
  • Place lemon slices on top of the salmon for extra flavor.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Serves: 2


  • Preparation: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 12-15 minutes

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 325 per serving
  • Protein: 39g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 1g


  • You can adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or fewer red pepper flakes.
  • Serve with your choice of side dishes, such as steamed vegetables or rice.

Allergy Warning:

  • Check for seafood allergies if preparing this dish for guests.