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Baked Whole Salmon
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Bacon and lemon add tasty flavor to this Pacific Northwest treat.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282.2
Total Carbs 2.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 1.3 g
Total Fat 17.0 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Potassium 59.1 mg
Protein 30.3 g
Sodium 222.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 4 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 lb  whole salmon
1 pinch  salt and pepper
1 each  medium lemons
1 each  medium onions
6 piece  raw bacon slices
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Rinse and dry salmon. Measure around widest part of girth.
  3. Line 9" x 13" baking pan with enough aluminum foil to wrap around whole fish. Place cleaned salmon in pan.
  4. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper, inside and out.
  5. Place 3 bacon slices lengthwise inside salmon. Stuff with lemon and onion slices. Place remaining bacon on top.
  6. Seal foil to wrap salmon.
  7. Bake 10 minutes per inch of girth. Salmon is done when opaque all the way through.
  8. Discard bacon, lemon, and onion. Serve.

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