This Foil Packed Salmon and asparagus recipe is deliciously baked in garlic butter sauce, it’s so easy to make and super delicious. This easy salmon recipe can also be a great meal prep idea
PRE TIME:15 minCOOKING TIME:15 minTOTAL TIME:30 min
Ingredients: 4 (6 oz.) salmon fillets, skin removed1 lb. asparagus, trimmed4 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted4 cloves garlic, minced2 tbsp. lemon juice2 tsp. lemon zestSalt and pepper, to tasteFresh parsley, chopped for garnish
Salmon is a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, while asparagus is loaded with vitamins and minerals. The lemon garlic butter sauce adds a tangy and savory note that complements the salmon and asparagus perfectly.
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).Cut four sheets of aluminum foil, about 12 inches long.In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, minced garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.Place one salmon fillet in the center of each sheet of foil.Brush each salmon fillet generously with the butter mixture.Divide the asparagus evenly among the four foil packets, placing the asparagus around the salmon fillets.Drizzle the remaining butter mixture over the asparagus.Fold the sides of the foil up over the salmon and asparagus to create a packet, leaving a little space for steam to escape.Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.Carefully open the foil packets and garnish the salmon with chopped parsley.
- Make sure to remove the skin from the salmon fillets before cooking.Use fresh and high-quality ingredients for the best flavor.Do not overcook the salmon to