Garlic Butter Salmon & Broccoli for two

Thursday 5 March 2020

I am really excited to share this one pan sheet pan supper for two with you today for Garlic Butter Salmon & Broccoli!  Salmon and broccoli are perfect partners.  

So are salmon and garlic! Put the three together and you have a really delicious entree that everyone will love.  It is perfectly sized for two but you can very easily multiply the amounts to serve more!

Best of all th whole thing bakes on one baking sheet, which, if you line it with aluminium foil, makes for a really no fuss no muss supper option! 

 I did bake some sweet potatoes to have with it as well, which makes this a Triple Super-food Supper option!

Roasting sweet potatoes is so easy. I just wash them well, dry and pop them onto a baking sheet and into a hot oven. They are usually done in about 35 to 40 minutes, depending on their size.  

Simply cut in half, scoop out the flesh and mash. Nothing else needed.  They taste fabulous all on their own.  Roasting sweet potatoes in the skin and then mashing them makes for one very tasty side dish!

I used some lovely salmon fillets in the freezer that we had gotten from Seafresh. Their fish is so amazing.  I have never had any fish from them that I didn't like.  

Its frozen fresh at the source and so it is the freshest fish that you can find.  Their salmon fillets are absolutely gorgeous. Boneless and skinless and individually frozen so that you can take out as many or as few as you want to cook.

Sourced from the clear cold waters of Scotland and the Farroe Islands, they are centre cuts, cut from the thicker mid-section of the salmon, rather than the tail.  

Fish cuts from closer to the tail are a lot "fishier" if you know what I mean.  Stronger in flavour.  I much prefer the higher quality centre cuts.

I always like to wipe my fish and pat it dry with paper towels before I use it.  I didn't need to oil my foil either, as I used Bacofoil which is non-stick.  

Just pop those fillets onto the foil lined baking sheet.

A mixture of a small amount of butter, some fresh garlic, a bit of brown sugar and dried herbs makes up the garlic butter.  

There is only 3 TBS of butter used between the fish and the vegetables, so spread out that isn't overly bad, plus I did not use any butter in my sweet potatoes.

This is the perfect low carb entree and great for diabetics.  High in fibre, low in carbs and salt. You only add as much salt as you want to add.  

There is plenty of garlic herbaciousness going on there that you don't need to use a lot of salt.

Salmon is a favorite choice when it comes to choosing to eat healthy,  because it contains significant amounts of essential omega-3 fatty acids , which support heart and eye health . 

This heart-healthy fish boasts a boatload of other nutrients, as well.

Broccoli has long been touted as one of the healthiest veggies because of its nutritional makeup. 

This wonderful vegetable is loaded with fiber, antioxidants to fight cancer, and vitamin C to aid in iron absorption.

Sweet potatoes are loaded with beta-carotene which functions at a powerful anti-oxident as well as being a rich source of Vitamin A.  

Put these three things together and you are scoring a "Hat-trick" of some of the best nutrition around! Plus they taste fabulous together. You can't go wrong!

Garlic Butter Salmon & Broccoli for Two

Garlic Butter Salmon & Broccoli for Two

Yield: 2
Perfectly baked and flavoured.  Moist and delicious salmon with crispy tender broccoli, all baked together on one baking sheet.


You will need:
  • 2 boneless, skinless, salmon filets
  • 1 small head of broccoli, washed, trimmed and broken into florets (about 2 cups)
For the garlic butter:
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3 TBS butter, melted
  • 1/2 TBS soft light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dried rosemary
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lemon, divided in half


How to cook Garlic Butter Salmon & Broccoli for Two

  1. Preheat the oven to 200*C/400*F/gas mark 6. LIne a baking tray with aluminium foil and spray lightly with some non-stick cooking spray. Pat the salmon dry and then arrange on the baking sheet. Scatter the broccoli florets around the salmon on the sheet.
  2. Whisk together the melted butter, brown sugar, oregano, thyme, and rose mary. Drizzle this mixture over the salmon and the vegetables. Take one lemon quarter and squeee it over the fish. Season all to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes until the salmon flakes easily with a fork, and the broccoli is crispy tender.
  4. Divide the salmon and vegetables between two heated dinner plates and serve hot with the remaining lemon for squeezing over top.


If you don't like your broccoli really crispy tender, you can blanche it in some boiling water for 2 minutes before using.

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As with any fish dish, quality speaks for itself.  When you are starting with really good fish, you really don't or shouldnt' have to do very much to it to get the best from it.  

The Salmon fillets from Seafresh are beautiful. I think they are the best I have ever eaten and that says a lot!  If you are looking for quality fish at a great price with a fabulous delivery service 

 I can't recommend Seafresh highly enough!  Their product, delivery service, packaging and customer service are exemplary in my opinion and so is this recipe!! 

A few things about Seafresh:
  • Same Day dispatch on orders received before 1 PM.
  • All packages are carefully hand packed.
  • Free delivery on orders above £50, £8 on orders below that amount. 
  • Responsibly and sustainably sourced.
  • Air Blast Frozen at source within 4 hours of being caught.
  • Wide variety to choose from. 
Do check them out on their website to find out more.
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Note - Although I was gifted with product free of charge for the purposes of review, I was not required to write a positive review in exchange, nor would my integrity allow me to recommend anything if I did not truly like it. Any and all my opinions are my own entirely.


  1. That looks delicious, Marie and very colourful. I have salmon, sweet potatoes and brussel sprouts so will use them instead of broccoli. I'm sure it will be just as good. As a newbie disbetic, I appreciate you sharing this recipe. Hugs, Elaine

    1. Brussels Sprouts would be perfect with this Elaine! I hope you enjoy it and thanks! xoxo

  2. This sounds delicious. I haven't done salmon in a very long time. This one looks to be really delish with the garlic and butter mix. Thanks. Maybe I'll shop for salmon this week!

    1. Oh Jeanie, I really hope you make this. It is just so so so SOOOO good. I predict you will love it! xoxo


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