Recipe: Baked Salmon with Zaatar

With the recent Winter Fancy Food Show behind, now comes zaatar, a blend of thyme, sumac, sesame seeds, usually used in Mediterranean or Middle Eastern cuisine.

I had the chance of using Zaatar Shop's zaatar rub with their baked salmon recipe, tweaking it slight by adding in lime juice. Do note that the zaatar flavor is mild so you definitely can take this recipe up a notch by adding your favorite chili spice or sauce. This is an easy recipe that has minimal prep time.

Baked salmon on a bed of stir fried veggies and quinoa

Baked Salmon with Zaatar


  • 1.5 lb salmon
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup zaatar flavor rub
  • 1 tsp lime or lemon juice


  1. Pre-heat your oven in 400 degrees. Combine zaatar, olive oil and lime juice in a bowl.
  2. Rub mixture onto the salmon.
  3. Spray your baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or depending if how you like your salmon.

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