Go Back
oven baked salmon with easy lemon dill yogurt sauce

Oven Baked Salmon with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

Delicious, perfectly cooked salmon fillet paired with an easy, tangy, herbaceous sauce.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • sheet pan
  • parchment paper
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups
  • knife
  • mixing bowl
  • whisk


  • 1 pound wild-caught salmon
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 tsp Simply Organic Lemon Pepper Seasoning, divided
  • 5 oz container plain Greek yogurt (or dairy-free yogurt of choice)
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (Cholula)
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped dill (sub 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • salt, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Prepare the salmon by patting dry with a paper towel and lay on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Lightly spray or rub salmon with a bit of your avocado/olive oil. Season with 1 tsp of Lemon Pepper seasoning and 1 tsp salt. Bake at 400 for 10 minutes per inch of thickness of the salmon.
  • While salmon is cooking, prepare lemon dill yogurt sauce by whisking together yogurt, 1 tsp of Lemon Pepper seasoning, lemon juice & zest, hot sauce, dill, capers and salt, to taste. Be sure to taste before adding additional salt once the capers have been added.
  • Serve by either pouring the sauce over the salmon, or serving the sauce on the side as a dipping sauce.
Keyword dinner, easy, flavorful, healthy, recipe, seafood