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Creamy Cilantro Baked Salmon

Creamy Cilantro Baked Salmon

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This creamy cilantro baked salmon recipe calls for fresh salmon, lots of lemon juice, garlic, and cilantro- the combination is perfectly salty and tangy. 

Creamy Cilantro Baked Salmon

How to make the perfect yogurt sauce?

Go with plain grass-fed whole milk yogurt for the creamy texture. Quality makes a big difference, and grass-fed tastes so good. 

How can I pair this creamy cilantro-baked salmon?

This creamy cilantro-baked salmon can be paired with a light pasta or salad. Yum! Salmon is also perfect with spaghetti squash, also known as nature’s spaghetti. This spaghetti squash recipe is a huge time saver. Hint. No need to cut through an entirely raw squash. 

The cilantro-based sauce is the key.

Cilantro is a favorite in Latin American, South American, Indian, and Middle Eastern dishes.

Cilantro has an herby and zesty flavor that pairs well with earthy dishes. 


Creamy cilantro baked salmon

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Creamy, cilantroy, garlicky, lemony baked salmon
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Dinner, low-carb, Quick Dinner, seafood, Valentine's day dinner
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 4 person
Calories 367


  • 1 Convection Toaster Oven
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Food processor
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Spoon
  • 1 Large bowl
  • 1 Small Baking Dish


  • 2 lbs Fresh Salmon
  • 1/4 tsp Salt organic
  • 1 cup Plain Yogurt grass fed
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 half Lemon
  • 1 bunch Cilantro


  • Prepare your mise en place and start with preheating the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Rinse and clean the cilantro and let dry. In a separate bowl, clean, and rinse the salmon - scale if needed. Cut into 4 equal pieces. Pat Dry.
  • Place the salmon in the small baking dish, add olive oil and lightly salt on both sides of the salmon. Place in the oven at 375 for 15-20 minutes - depending on the size of the salmon.
  • Now that the cilantro is fully clean remove the stems. Place the cilantro leaves in the food processor along with the garlic cloves, salt, yogurt, and the juice of half a lemon. Run the food processor for 2-3 minutes or until cilantro and cloves are finely chopped.
  • Once the salmon is done, remove it from the oven to avoid overcooking.
  • Plate, add sauce and enjoy!


Serve over rice or cauliflower rice for a low-carb option. 

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