Salmon w/ roasted Asparagus & Lemon-Caper Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk first 6 ingredients in small bowl to blend.
  2. Season sauce with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  4. Evenly space three 1/2-inch deep slits crosswise in top of salmon (don't cut through).
  5. Arrange asparagus in even layer on rimmed baking sheet, drizzle with oil and toss to coat.
  6. Season with salt& pepper.
  7. Place salmon on top of the asparagus; season with salt& pepper.
  8. Roast until salmon is just opaque in center-- about 20 minutes.
  9. Arrange on serving platter and drizzle with sauce.
Most Helpful

Easy, quick, & delicious -- this is an excellent recipe for a busy weeknight!

DeAnna Owens March 29, 2010

A delicious and easy dish, but elegant enough for company! Just about any light sauce would be good...including something taking it in an Asian direction.

Jim C. May 10, 2009

What a lovely and easy way to make a dish in no time at all. I, too, doubled the sauce and served small new patatoes with it! Brilliant!!

ESU July 31, 2008