Garlic Butter Salmon and Asparagus

Garlic Butter Salmon and Asparagus

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

Difficulty: Easy

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Keto-friendly

kcal: 350 per serving

Introduction:

Elevate your keto dining experience with this mouthwatering Garlic Butter Salmon and Asparagus recipe. Bursting with flavors, this dish combines succulent salmon fillets and crisp asparagus spears, all infused with the rich aroma of garlic butter. It’s a delightful way to enjoy a nutritious and satisfying meal while staying on track with your keto lifestyle.

Ingredients:

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Prep the Salmon and Asparagus:
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
    • Place the salmon fillets and trimmed asparagus on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare the Garlic Butter:
    • In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
    • Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
    • Remove from heat and stir in the fresh lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Coat and Bake:
    • Brush the garlic butter mixture generously over the salmon and drizzle some over the asparagus.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Garnish and Serve:
    • Once cooked, remove from the oven and sprinkle fresh chopped parsley over the salmon and asparagus.

Note: For an extra layer of flavor, you can sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the asparagus before baking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Total Fat: 26g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 24g

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