5 from 2 votes

Oven Baked Salmon with Olives and Capers

The best ever oven baked salmon is here! Flaky and moist Alaska salmon with olives and capers on a bed of vegetables is the best weeknight dinner!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 350 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 4 lb Alaska salmon skin on
  • 2 red onions sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 2/3 cup green olives and Kalamata olives sliced
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 2 lemons thinly sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F and coat a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

  2. Place the side of Alaska salmon skin side down on the baking sheet.

  3. Place the sliced onions and cherry tomatoes all around the salmon.

  4. Drizzle olive oil on the veggies and a little bit on the Alaska salmon.

  5.  Sprinkle salt, pepper and oregano on the salmon, onions and tomatoes.

  6. Add olives and capers to the Alaska salmon and veggies.

  7. Place the lemon slices on the salmon.

  8. Bake in the oven for about 22-25 minutes until the Alaska salmon is opaque and flaky. The internal temperature in the thickest part should be 145F.

  9. Serve warm. 

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