The following wonderful recipe comes from lu a lovely heartfelt blog full of delicious recipes:
(serves 3 – 4)

  • 1 large piece salmon fillet
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • 4 lemon slices
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp capers drained
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • juice of 1/2 lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Place salmon on the baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper.
  3. Place rosemary sprigs then lemon slices on top of the salmon.
  4. Bake for 15 mins. Remove and tent with aluminum foil for another 10 mins. Fish will flake easily when done.
  5. To prepare the sauce. Melt butter over medium heat in a sauce pan. Add garlic, capers, lemon zest and juice. Cook for 2 mins. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Remove salmon from oven. Discard rosemary and lemon. Gently slide a spatula between the skin and the flesh of the fish to remove the skin.
  7. Cut salmon into individual serving pieces.

Transfer to a plate and spoon butter sauce over the top. Serve.

Salmon with a Lemon Caper Butter Sauce
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