Lemon Parmesan Salmon & Asparagus Foil Packs Recipe

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Todd Douglas Modified: April 24, 2022
Lemon Parmesan Salmon & Asparagus Foil Packs Recipe

This recipe for lemon parmesan salmon can be baked or grilled. Salmon fillets and asparagus spears are flavored with cheese, butter, lemon, and herbs.

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

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4salmon fillets,skin on or off
  • 1lbasparagus spears,wood ends trimmed
  • cupbutter,melted
  • cuplemon juice,or juice of ½ a lemon
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced, or 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 2tspfresh parsley,finely chopped or dried parsley
  • salt and pepper,to season
  • cupParmesan cheese,fresh grated
  • parsley,to garnish, optional
  • lemon wedges,to garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Place each salmon fillet in the center of one 12×18-inch heavy-duty aluminum foil piece. Divide the asparagus into 4 equal portions and arrange next to the salmon on each foil piece.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, lemon juice, garlic and parsley.

  4. Pour the garlic/butter mixture evenly over each piece of salmon and asparagus; season with salt and pepper to taste, and top each pack with the parmesan cheese (about 2-3 tablespoons per pack).

  5. Tent with foil, tightly sealing the edges to prevent the butter being leaked, to create a foil packet.

  6. Bake in preheated oven to 400 degrees F for 15 minutes, or until cooked to desired doneness. For a crispy top, broil for 1 to 2 minutes extra until cheese is golden.

Recipe Notes

Alternative cooking method:

  • Grill, covered on medium-high heat for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cooked to desired doneness. For a crispy top, broil for 1 to 2 minutes extra until cheese is golden.
  • Serve with fresh lemon wedges and garnish with extra parsley.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1095.53kcal
  • Fat: 75.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.62g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.49g
  • Fiber: 3.34g
  • Sugar: 3.12g
  • Protein: 93.04g
  • Cholesterol: 275.32mg
  • Sodium: 1373.81mg
  • Calcium: 384.88mg
  • Potassium: 1792.20mg
  • Iron: 4.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 251.51µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.62mg
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