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Lemon butter salmon with asparagus, foil packs:

This baked salmon recipe offers buttery salmon combined with crisp asparagus and lemon to create a beautiful texture of  flakey fish and bright crunchy veggies.

This salmon recipe, oven baked, takes all the fuss out of dinnertime and saves on dishes too. Foil packs are perfect because they bake the salmon evenly and infuse it with moisture and flavor.  

Lemon Basil Salmon and Asparagus Foil Packets

No fear of how to cook salmon to perfect deliciousness when you use foil packets. These fun foil packets not only hold the healthy salmon fillet but also contain salmon asparagus mixed with the zippy flavors of lemon butter.  Pocketed and baked together this combination meld into each other to make a happy light meal sure to tickle your tastebuds.


Asparagus Salmon Foil Packets

Salmon Foil Packets: Salmon has never been easier to cook, nor has it ever tasted better, lightly seasoned, doused in herb butter, and wrapped up in a packet to bake in the oven. As an extra bonus, crunchy but tender asparagus cook right alongside the salmon so you have a complete meal and no mess.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound asparagus spears ends trimmed
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cut 4 sheets of foil. 12 x 18 inches, heavy duty foil.
  • Place 2 lemon slices on each sheet of foil.
  • Mix paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper together, and rub it over the salmon.
  • Place each salmon fillet in the centre of the lemon slices.
  • Divide the asparagus into 4 equal portions and arrange next to the salmon on each foil piece.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, lemon juice, garlic and basil.
  • Pour the butter mixture evenly over each piece of salmon and asparagus.
  • Wrap the salmon and asparagus in foil, and secure and seal the edges to create a packet.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes
  • Open foil packets and enjoy, or broil for 1-2 minutes to crisp up exterior
  • Garnish with additional lemon juice and fresh basil.


Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 862mg | Potassium: 1119mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1880IU | Vitamin C: 24.2mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 4.1mg

Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.


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