This salmon and vegetables baked in foil is adapted from the traditional recipe, salmon en papillote, a delicious and simple recipe ready in 30 minutes.
Have you ever heard the term “en papillote”? Although it sounds fancy, en papillote means to bake food in a folded packet of parchment paper… or in my case, aluminum foil. When using this method of cooking, the vegetables that serve as accompaniment are cooked at the same time with the chosen protein.
I love to create a whole meal in one shot!
Always go for a protein that does not need much time to cook such as fish or shrimp; A popular recipe is salmon en papillote or salmon baked in foil.
Today I want to share my easy recipe for salmon and vegetables baked in foil. The recipe calls for zucchini and asparagus but feel free to use any vegetable that you like.
Salmon and vegetables baked in foil.
- 2 pounds of fresh salmon fillets, cut into four servings
- 2 zucchinis, cut into strips
- 1 Lb. fresh asparagus, ends trimmed
- lemon-pepper seasoning, salt free
- 4 teaspoons of olive oil (1 teaspoon per fillet)
- 4 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice (1 teaspoon per fillet)
- 1 lemon cut into slices
- salt to taste.
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
- Cut 4 sheets of aluminum foil.
- Divide the asparagus and zucchini into four equal portions and place in center of each foil.
- Layer the salmon fillets over the vegetables and sprinkle with the lemon-pepper seasoning, salt, drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.
- Top the salmon with one lemon wedge.
- Enclose the salmon and seal the edges.
- Place packets in a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
- Unwrap carefully and serve warm.
As you can see this recipe is healthy, tasty and takes no time! Are you ready to make it? I think so!