Sheet Pan Wild Salmon Piccata Recipe

We love easy sheet pan seafood dinners, especially mid-week when there's no time to cook but you still want something delicious and impressive. Our sheet pan salmon is made with in-season wild salmon and asparagus, the ideal spring dinner. Recipe by Diane Weise.


  • 1 fillet of Wild King Salmon
  • 6 ounces butter
  • 6 tablespoon capers, rinsed and dried
  • 2 fresh lemons, thinly sliced
  • Fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • Olive oil


  1. Melt butter on low heat in a medium saucepan
  2. Add the capers and juice of the ends of the lemon into the butter
  3. Trim the asparagus tips and discard
  4. Toss asparagus in a bit of olive oil
  5. Place salmon fillet onto the sheet pan and sprinkle with chives
  6. Arrange the asparagus on the pan around the salmon
  7. Pour the butter mixture onto the fillet evenly
  8. Top the fillet with lemon slices
  9. Sprinkle with salt and pepper generously
  10. Roast in the oven for 16 minutes at 350°F or until internal temperature at the thickest part of the fish reaches 120°F
  11. Serve immediately with optional chive flower garnish


Wild King Salmon