The Best Way to Cook Salmon - Slow Cooked

Slow Cooked Salmon

  • Yield: Serves 2 1x


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 tsp parsley
  • 1/8 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 lb fresh salmon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: slice of lemon for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic, parsley, thyme and lemon juice for your marinade.
  3. Brush the olive oil mixture all over the salmon and sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper over top.
  4. Bake salmon for 20-25 minutes or until salmon is slightly opaque in the middle and flakes easily.
  5. Optional: serve with lemon slice and squeeze a little extra lemon juice over top.


If I’m pressed for time, I also use Wegmans’ Basting Oil & lemon for my salmon marinade. If you have a Wegmans near you – find this stuff. I use it on all my veggies and fish.
The marinade recipe I included here was my closest attempt to recreating Wegmans’ Basting Oil. Enjoy 🙂