Simple Lemon garlic salmon tray bake Recipe

Salmon tray bake is tasty. Strong lemon garlic marinade, parmesan asparagus, and blistered cherry tomatoes fry 11-minute fish. No stove splatter!

MARINADE SLATHER: – 1 tsp lemon zest (1 lemon) – 1 tbsp lemon juice – 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil – 1 tsp dijon mustard (Note 2) – 2 garlic cloves , grated using microplane (Note 3) – 1/2 tsp cooking salt / kosher salt – 1/4 tsp black pepper VEGETABLES (OPTIONAL): – 3 bunches asparagus , woody ends snapped or trimmed off (Note 4) – 200g/ 7 oz cherry tomatoes (or grape tomatoes, 1 Aussie punnet) – 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil – 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper


COOKING & SERVING: – Olive oil spray – Parmesan , finely grated – Lemon wedges or slices , optional – Parsley , finely chopped, optional – Crusty bread or toast , for serving


Lemon garlic paste—Mix marinade ingredients in a small dish. Spread on salmon's top and sides. If time allows, marinate 1 hour. Otherwise, follow recipe.

Step 1

Step 2

Heat oven grill or broiler to 280°C/525°F or higher. Place the oven shelf 20 cm/8" from the heat.

Step 3

Prepare tray: Toss asparagus and cherry tomatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread on a big tray and make room for salmon. 

Step 4

Put salmon on the tray with room between them. Spray salmon with oil. Grill or broil salmon for 11 minutes until the flesh flakes and the internal temperature is 50°C/122°F (Note 5).

Step 5

Serve fish and veggies on plates. Grate parmesan on veggies. Sprinkle parsley and lemon juice on fish. Eat!

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