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Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

Create a savory and healthy meal with this Baked Salmon Bites Recipe! Made with fresh salmon and delicious seasonings, they’re perfect for any occasion.

Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

Salmon bites are a great appetizer, but can also be served as a main dish. Just add your favorite sides to this salmon recipe to create a complete meal.

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Salmon is a good source of healthy fats, making it a great addition to your regular meal rotation. We are huge fans of fresh caught salmon and like to prepare it in a ton of different ways!

Be sure to check out our stuffed salmon recipe, these pan roasted salmon steaks or this salmon and shrimp ceviche recipe too!

Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

It only takes a few simple ingredients and a couple of minutes to prepare these seasoned salmon bites. Here’s what you need to get started…

Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

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Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

These little salmon bites make a quick snack idea or post-workout protein boost. They can also be paired with a variety of sides to make a more complete dish.

Nutrition information:

  • Wild salmon is more nutrient-dense when compared to farmed salmon.
  • Wild-caught salmon is also a great source of vitamins and minerals, including omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and selenium.
  • Eating wild-caught salmon regularly can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other serious health issues.
Baked Salmon Bites Ingredients

Easy Salmon Bites:

Ingredients: 

  • 2 salmon filets (6 ounces each) – skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced 
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Baked Salmon Bites Process

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven for 400 F.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Remove the skin from the salmon fillet. Pat them dry with paper towels.

4. Cut salmon into bite-sized pieces, about 1 inch square.

5. Combine olive oil, salt, pepper, minced garlic, and lemon juice in a medium bowl. 

Baked Salmon Bites Process

6. Pour the garlic sauce over the salmon cubes and gently toss.

Baked Salmon Bites Process

7. Marinate the salmon in the sauce for about 10 minutes. 

Baked Salmon Bites Process

8. Spread the salmon pieces out in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. 

Baked Salmon Bites Process

9. Bake salmon at 400 F for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through.

Baked Salmon Bites

10. Remove from the oven and let the salmon bites cool for 4-5 minutes before serving.

Baked Salmon Bites

Tips and Tricks:

  • The easiest way to ensure the fish is thoroughly cooked is to check the internal temperature with an instant read thermometer.
  • Add a crispy coating to the salmon with panko breadcrumbs for another variation.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days.
Baked Salmon Bites

What to serve with salmon bites:

  • Salmon bites can be served with a variety of different sauces. Try soy sauce, tartar sauce, tzatziki sauce, teriyaki sauce, or a simple dressing made with olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
  • Salmon bites go well with a variety of veggies (grilled asparagus, steamed broccoli, roasted or mashed potatoes, or a fresh salad).
  • Salmon bites can be also served with baguette slices, toast, or brown rice.
  • Top the salmon nuggets with diced green onions or sesame seeds.
  • Leftover salmon bites can be used in salad the next day.
Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

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Baked Salmon Bites Recipe

Baked Salmon Bites

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Create a savory and healthy meal with this Baked Salmon Bites Recipe! Made with fresh salmon and delicious seasonings, they're perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon filets (6 ounces each) - skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced 
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven for 400 F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.. 
  3. Remove the skin from the salmon fillet. Pat them dry with paper towels.
  4. Cut salmon into bite-sized pieces, about 1 inch square.
  5. Combine olive oil, salt, pepper, minced garlic, and lemon juice in a medium bowl. 
  6. Pour the garlic sauce over the salmon cubes and gently toss.
  7. Marinate the salmon in the sauce for about 10 minutes. 
  8. Spread the salmon pieces out in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. 
  9. Bake salmon at 400 F for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through.
  10. Remove from the oven and let the salmon bites cool for 4-5 minutes before serving.

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