Turkish Baked Salmon (Fırında Somon Balığı)

This delicious baked salmon is easy to make and brings out the flavors you expect from Turkish dishes. For some the fennel seeds might overpower – feel free to drop down the amount used.


  • 1 lb salmon fillet
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juice)


  1. Heat your oven to 350º.
  2. Place the salmon fillet on a Pyrex dish.
  3. Rub the fish fillet with the ingredients equally on each side.
  4. Cover with aluminum foil.
  5. When the oven is ready, bake fish covered for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove cover and bake another 15-20 minutes uncovered. Place on serving plates and decorate with dill. Enjoy with rice pilaf or potatoes.







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