Make perfect baked salmon every time with this always perfect recipe for how to cook fish.
- 4 6-ounce center-cut salmon fillets
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Preheat the oven to 400° F and line a sheet pan with tin foil.
Place the fish on the pan, skin side down, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake for 10 minutes per inch of thickness.
Sprinkle with lemon juice and transfer the fish to serving plates, leaving the skin in the dish as you scoop out each fillet.