Buttery Garlic Lime Salmon with Asparagus in Foil Recipe

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Kristin Published: May 27, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Buttery Garlic Lime Salmon with Asparagus in Foil

Zesty lime salmon is baked until tender and flaky. This dish even has asparagus, making it a complete meal that you can enjoy even on a weeknight.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2lbssalmon
  • 1lbasparagus
  • salt and pepper,I like to use coarse
  • 4tbspbutter
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • juice of one lime
  • zest of one lime
  • one lime,sliced, optional
  • parsley for garnish,chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Lay salmon on top of the foil with asparagus on the side. Salt and pepper.

  2. In a small bowl melt the butter. Add the garlic, lime juice and zest. Pour on top of the salmon.

  3. Top with sliced lime if using and bring all of the sides up on the foil and seal the salmon.

  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes and open the foil. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes to give the top of the salmon a crisp brown edge. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.


  • Calories: 464.15kcal
  • Fat: 28.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.57g
  • Fiber: 7.71g
  • Sugar: 4.88g
  • Protein: 34.36g
  • Cholesterol: 103.51mg
  • Sodium: 1032.42mg
  • Calcium: 114.61mg
  • Potassium: 954.80mg
  • Iron: 3.76mg
  • Vitamin A: 116.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 74.76mg
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