Mediterranean Salmon

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 25th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings4
  • Calories391
This is a great recipe for salmon incorporating Mediterranean ingredients and spices. Everyone I've made this for loved it!!

Mediterranean Salmon Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Mediterranean Salmon for 4 servings:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 4 (3 ounce) fillets salmon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt

Mediterranean Salmon Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Mediterranean Salmon, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Mediterranean Salmon is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Mediterranean Salmon within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Mediterranean Salmon easily:

  1. 1 Mix together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a small bowl. Arrange the salmon fillets in a shallow baking dish. Rub garlic onto the fillets, then pour the vinegar and oil over them, turning once to coat. Season with cilantro, basil, and garlic salt. Set aside to marinate for 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Preheat your oven's broiler.
  3. 3 Place the salmon about 6 inches from the heat source, and broil for 15 minutes, turning once, or until browned on both sides and easily flaked with a fork. Brush occasionally with the sauce from the pan.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 391 calories; 35.2 grams of fat; 3.6 grams of carbohydrates; 15 grams of protein; 42 milligrams of cholesterol; 725 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 4th 2012

    We usually fix salmon the same way all of the time, so I was looking for something different, and this fit the bill! We really enjoyed this with our Panzanella salad tonight. The flavors i ...

  2. Mar 9th 2011

    I would give it 4, but my picky eaters loved it, so it deserves a 5. I baked it at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes. I don't like cilantro, so I used fresh rosemary and omitted basil and gar ...

  3. Jun 13th 2010

    This one is a five star after making a few adjustments. This recipe was just crying out for fresh rosemary rather than cilantro, and I'm so glad I made that call. I left out the garlic salt, ...

  4. Apr 10th 2009

    We spread about 2 T minced garlic over the salmon, brushed with olive oil and balsamic (not the whole amount) and covered with chopped fresh basil. We baked without turning instead of broi ...

  5. Sep 14th 2007

    This recipe is superb!!! My kids and I loved it, and I know my husband will love it too!! I did cut back on the olive oil. (used about 1/4 - 1/3 cup instead) Didn't have cliantro so I us ...

  6. Dec 31st 2006

    Really enjoyed it! I made it with something else and so cooked at 400F, turning once, and then broiled for 5 min. I didn't have cilantro, but I'm going to get it for next time. I found it ...

  7. Oct 20th 2006

    Both my boyfriend and myself really loved this marinade. It works just as well on swordfish and is so quick and easy that I will definitely make this again.

  8. Jul 31st 2006

    This is a good, simple recipe for salmon. The salmon flavor really comes through, and is not hidden by the other ingredients. I cut both the olive oil and vinegar in half, and it was more ...

  9. Oct 22nd 2004

    Looking for a new way to make salmon, and this one turned out well. I omitted cilantro because I do not like it, but added a bit of rosemary and thyme in its place. Friend suggested adding ...