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Roasted Lemon Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan Meal (Video)

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The roasted lemon salmon and asparagus sheet bread meal is one of my favorite dinners. This combination is perfect for an easy low-carb meal. And anyone who likes salmon and asparagus will enjoy a sheetpan meal with those ingredients.

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If there’s one thing I know about the Internet, it’s that things are constantly changing. For example, I first made this super-easy, one-pot dish that tastes great. Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Bread Meal It was 2011, long before anyone had even heard of a sheet pan meal.

The original recipe for pan-topped salmon and asparagus stated that there were three of my favorite ingredients (salmon, asparagus, and lemon) and that it was the type of dinner that always appealed to me. Sure enough, I make this sheet pan meal almost every spring when fresh asparagus starts to appear for sale.

And when I recently cooked another of my favorite dinners with salmon and apsaragus, I decided to take a picture to get a better picture. His updated sheet pan salmon recipe is 4 servings, but he did things in a slightly different order that seemed to flow better to make this delicious one-pan meal.

It’s been asparagus season in the last few months, so grab some salmon, asparagus, and lemon and spin this easy sheetpan meal!

What are the ingredients needed for this recipe?


  • lemon
  • extra virgin Olive oil (affiliate link)
  • fresh asparagus
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • fillet of salmon
  • Szeged fish love (affiliate link), or any other fishlove of your choice

Why is a salmon and asparagus diet perfect for spring?

Fresh asparagus becomes more affordable in the spring, and some people eat a lot of fish during Lent. So this sheet pan dinner with salmon and asparagus is perfect for this time of year. But honestly, I want to eat delicious asparagus whenever I can get it cheap!

What is the best asparagus for a salmon and asparagus meal?

Sometimes I have to buy the asparagus I see at the store! But when I have a choice, I always prefer a thick spear of asparagus for recipes like this Salmon and Asparagus Meal that roasts asparagus.

Why I love Szeged Fish Love for Salmon:

Szeged fish love (affiliate link) is a product I’ve used for years and love it so much that it’s one of Kalyn’s Kitchen Picks on my blog. It’s true that this salmon and asparagus combination is delicious without too much seasoning, but I think the Szeged Fish Love adds something special to a salmon roast and is absolutely delicious! Rab is my favorite condiment for almost any type of fish and I love giving it as a gift to friends!

Want more Sheet Pan Meals ideas?

If you’re a fan of this type of meal that cooks everything in one skillet, be sure to check out my other low-carb and keto sheet pan meals for even more delicious ideas for an easy dinner. More easy sheet pan salmon ideas!

Photo collage of steps to make a salmon and asparagus sheet pan meal

Instructions for making a salmon and asparagus sheet pan meal:

(This is just a summary of the recipe steps. Scroll down for the full printable recipe, or use the JUMP TO RECIPE link at the top of the page to go directly to the full recipe. increase.)

  1. Cut one asparagus to see how much you want to cut, then cut the rest of the asparagus up to that point.
  2. Cut the asparagus into bite-sized pieces and toss with olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Spray a baking sheet with oil or nonstick spray, spread the asparagus in a single layer, and begin roasting in the preheated oven.
  4. Peel and halve the lemons in a small bowl and squeeze the juice into another bowl. Add 2T lemon juice to the peel.
  5. Mix 3 T of extra virgin olive oil into the lemon zest and juice.
  6. Dry salmon with paper towels, rub salmon fillet with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Szeged fish love (affiliate link), or your Fish Love.
  7. After the asparagus has roasted for 5 minutes (or slightly longer for thicker spears), tuck in the asparagus and place the salmon fillet on one end.
  8. Continue baking for another 10 minutes. My salmon came out perfect in 10 minutes, but thicker pieces may take a minute or two.
  9. When done, the fish should feel barely firm. Drizzle salmon and asparagus with lemon oil and serve hot.

Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan 1 Serving Plate

Eat a low-carb diet:

This salmon and asparagus dinner includes cauliflower puree and goat cheese, cauliflower rice with basil, parmesan, pine nuts, airfryer turnip fries, spinach sautéed with garlic and parmesan, or airfryer roasted. You can enjoy fresh mushrooms at a low price. A side dish of carbohydrates.

More ideas for cooking salmon:


  • 2 large lemons

  • 5T extra virgin olive oil (divided)

  • 1 lb. fresh asparagus

  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 6 oz.fillet of salmon

  • Szeged fish rub (or other fish rub of your choice) to season the salmon


  1. Preheat oven to 450F/230C.
  2. Spray the baking sheet with nonstick spray or brush with olive oil.
  3. Hold the asparagus in both hands and bend it until it breaks to see how much of the woody stem you cut off.
  4. Then trim the other pieces to their length and cut the asparagus to about 3 inches long.
  5. Place the asparagus in a bowl and season with 1 teaspoon olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Arrange the asparagus on a baking sheet and roast for 5 minutes (or longer if the asparagus is thick).
  7. For the asparagus roast, use a microplane grater or a small grater and toss the lemon zest into a small measuring cup. You may not need all of them.)
  8. Squeeze the lemon juice into a small bowl, measure out 2 T of juice and add to the lemon zest. (see note)
  9. Add 3 T extra virgin olive oil to the juice of the lemon zest and set the lemon oil aside.
  10. Rub both sides of each piece of salmon with another tablespoon of olive oil.
  11. Season the salmon with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Szeged fish love (affiliate link).
  12. After 5 minutes, press the asparagus on top to create a gap and arrange the salmon on the baking sheet.
  13. Return the salmon and asparagus to the oven and roast about 10 minutes longer (you can add 1-2 minutes longer if the salmon pieces are very thick).
  14. This is done when the asparagus begins to soften and the salmon hardly feels firm.
  15. Enjoy salmon and asparagus with lemon oil.

Nutrition Facts Table:



Serving size:


Amount Per Serving:
calorie: 710Total Fat: 46gsaturated fat: 8gUnsaturated fat: 35gcholesterol: 167mgsodium: 420mgcarbohydrates: 8.6gfiber: 4gsugar: 3gprotein: 64g

The Recipe Plug-In I use automatically calculates nutritional information. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy as many variables affect the calculations.

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Low Carb / Low Glycemic / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
Asparagus and salmon are both perfect low-carb ingredients, making this sheet pan salmon a great dinner idea for any stage of your low-carb or keto diet plan, or the original South Beach diet.

Find more recipes like this:
Find more recipes like this with Sheet Pan Meals. Use the diet type index to find recipes that fit a specific meal plan.I also recommend following Karin’s Kitchen on Pinterest, on facebook, on Instagram, on TikTokagain on youtube To see all the good recipes I’m sharing there.

Historical notes for this recipe:
This easy salmon and asparagus meal was first posted in 2011. The recipe was updated in 2017 with better pictures and slightly easier cooking instructions, and was last updated with more information in 2023.

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