How Long Does it Take to Cook Salmon in a Convection Oven?
A convection oven can make delicious, melt-in-your-mouth salmon in just minutes! Set the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit, then cook the salmon for up to 10 minutes. Smaller fillets might need 6 to 8 minutes to cook. The fish is done when it's opaque and flakes easily with a fork. The FDA recommends cooking salmon until it reaches 145 degrees in the center for safety purposes. Some chefs prefer to cook salmon a little rarer, removing it from the oven at 125 degrees, but it may be best to leave that to professionals. For the best oven-baked salmon fillet at home, cook in a standard oven set to 375 degrees for 15-17 minutes.