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Herbed Lemon Salmon

Delicious and simple, this baked salmon recipe is perfect for any occasion. The lemon zest and juice give it a delightful flavor - perfect for cancer patients with dry mouth from radiation treatment. Wild salmon is rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and protein; both important nutrients for cancer patients and survivors. For a healthy, balanced meal, pair with roasted vegetables and a whole grain such as quinoa or brown rice!

Serves: 4

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes


1 lb wild salmon

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp honey

Zest of one lemon

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp oregano, dried

1 tsp parsley

1 lemon, sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400℉
  2. Combine olive oil, honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, and parsley in a bowl
  3. Rub on both sides of salmon and place in baking dish
  4. Top with lemon slices
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes, until salmon flakes easily


Per serving: 227 calories, 14 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 62 mg cholesterol, 2 grams carbohydrate, 0 grams dietary fiber, 22 grams protein