Salmon Baked in Parchment Paper

    • Prep Time
    • 10 mins
    • Cook Time
    • 10 mins
    • Yield
    • 4 lbs
    • Difficulty Level

This recipe for salmon baked in parchment paper is a perfect dinner dish, especially for a busy family. ┬áIt’s a ready-made meal, with fish and vegetables all wrapped up in a little pouch!

This is a great gluten-free recipe. It’s perfect for people on a gluten-free diet as well as those watching their weight. The best part is that it’s packed with great flavor so you don’t feel like you are dieting. You can serve this with rice on the side, which is a great gluten-free side. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 4 lbs salmon fillet, cut into 6 pieces, 2 1/2 inches wide
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • dill for garnish

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut six 12x10-inch pieces of parchment paper into heart shapes. Fold hearts in half lengthwise to form a crease down the middle.
  • 2. Place a handful of onions and peppers in the center of one half of one heart, next to the crease. Top the veggies with one salmon fillet. Season with salt and pepper. Place 1 thyme sprig on top of fillet. Close the heart.
  • 3. Starting at the narrow end, begin folding open edges up; move 1/2-inch down the fold and create another fold. Repeat folding until packet is almost closed at the wide end.
  • 4. Pour in 2 tbsp of wine, 1 tbsp of lemon juice, and 1 tbsp olive oil into the opening. Fold to seal packet.
  • 5. Transfer packet to a baking sheet, and repeat with remaining parchment hearts.
  • 6. Bake until fish is cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  • 7. Serve serve each guest a packet with lemon wedges.

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut six 12x10-inch pieces of parchment paper into heart shapes. Fold hearts in half lengthwise to form a crease down the middle.
  • 2. Place a handful of onions and peppers in the center of one half of one heart, next to the crease. Top the veggies with one salmon fillet. Season with salt and pepper. Place 1 thyme sprig on top of fillet. Close the heart.
  • 3. Starting at the narrow end, begin folding open edges up; move 1/2-inch down the fold and create another fold. Repeat folding until packet is almost closed at the wide end.
  • 4. Pour in 2 tbsp of wine, 1 tbsp of lemon juice, and 1 tbsp olive oil into the opening. Fold to seal packet.
  • 5. Transfer packet to a baking sheet, and repeat with remaining parchment hearts.
  • 6. Bake until fish is cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  • 7. Serve serve each guest a packet with lemon wedges.

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