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Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Recipe


  • 4 wild salmon fillets, about 5 oz. each (that’s just under 2 lbs of salmon in total);
  • 2 sprigs tarragon, cut in half;
  • Zest of 1 lemon;
  • 8 slices of bacon;
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup or raw honey; (optional)
  • Cooking fat;
  • Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper;


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F.
  2. Season the salmon to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Top each fillet with a sprig of tarragon and some lemon zest.
  4. Wrap each fillet with 2 slices of bacon.
  5. Heat some cooking fat in a large ovenproof skillet over a medium-high heat.
  6. Fry the salmon on each side until golden brown (about 2 minutes per side).
  7. Brush each fillet with the maple syrup or honey, if using, and transfer to the oven.
  8. Place the salmon in the oven until cooked through (about 8 to 10 minutes).