Mar 8, 2012 00:05 Salmon With Butter and Lemon Salmon With Butter and Lemon Advocate staff photo by BETH COLVINSalmon cooked in butter and lemon is a quick, healthy way to enjoy this good-for-you fish. Craig lancaster March 08, 2012 Comments Advocate-Tested Recipe Salmon With Butter and Lemon Makes 1 fillet. Recipe is from Craig Lancaster. You can also add your favorite fresh herbs right at the end for a bright, green taste. We like a sprig of dill or a bunch of fresh parsley. 1 (8-oz.) salmon filet, with skin 4 tbls. butter or margarine Juice of one lemon, divided Lemon wedges Salt and pepper to taste 1. In a large pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the fish, skin side down, and pour on half the lemon juice. 2. Cover and let cook for 5 minutes. 3. Flip the fish, removing the skin with tongs, then add the other half of the lemon juice. Put the cover back on and cook for 5 more minutes. 4. Serve with fresh lemon and cracked black pepper.