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Coconut Butter Salmon

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  • Author: Julie (PB Fingers)
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: dinner, recipes
  • Cuisine: dinner


If you are looking for a great Paleo recipe that is simple, delicious, and filling, Coconut Butter Salmon is not only tasty, but coconut butter gives the Salmon a creamier texture.


  • 1 pound wild salmon, cut into fillets
  • 2 tablespoons coconut butter
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (you may also use butter)
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 teaspoon dry dill
  • 1 teaspoon capers (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spread one tablespoon ghee into baking  pan. Place salmon over ghee and top with coconut butter, juice of one lemon, dill, capers, salt and pepper.
  3. Place in the oven and bake for 12 minutes. Switch oven setting to broil and finish salmon for an additional 1 – 3 minutes.
  4. Serve with wedges of remaining lemon.