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The Best Broiled Salmon

This broiled salmon stays nice and moist by adding a simple sauce right on top and cooking quickly under the broiler. A perfect, easy weeknight meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Seafood
Keyword Broiled Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 339kcal
Author Heather Cheney

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets 5-6 ounces each

Instructions

  • Set oven rack 6 inches from the heat source and preheat your oven's broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • Stir mayonnaise, lemon juice, dill weed, and smoked paprika together in a bowl until smooth.
  • Lay salmon fillets, skin-side down, on the prepared baking sheet.  Spinkle with salt and pepper and brush fillets with mayonnaise sauce.
  • Place under the broiler and cook until salmon is golden, bubbly, and the internal temperature reaches 130 degrees Fahrenheit-- about 5-8 minutes. Remove from oven, cover with foil, and allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 339kcal | Protein: 33g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 833mg | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.5mg