Healthy and easiest dinner ever! Salmon and green beans are baked in foil, which makes it moist, tender, and flakey. Plus clean up is a breeze! Only a few simple ingredients needed: Salmon, green beans, butter, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, salt & pepper, red pepper flakes and parsley for garnishing. Healthy, Quick and Easy recipe. Video recipe. | Tipbuzz.com

These Salmon Foil Packets are a quick and easy way to bake salmon that’s flakey, delicious and ready in 20 minutes! It makes a great weeknight meal on the lighter side with just a little lemon, butter and seasoning to enhance the flavors. Plus video tutorial!

Baked Salmon Foil Packets

Salmon is healthy and so delicious baked in foil, which keeps the fish moist while locking in the flavor. If you haven’t tried foil pack cooking yet, then start with this recipe or our Shrimp Boil Foil Packets, Steak Fajita Foil Packets and Fajita Chicken Foil Packets.

While the salmon baking, you can get the rest of your meal ready. The secret is to not overbake the salmon, as it only really takes 12-15 minutes at 375°F depending on the thickness of the fillets.

Salmon foil packets are equally good served with rice, potatoes or noodles to make a complete meal.

Watch How to Make Easy Salmon Foil Packets:

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20 Minute Baked Salmon With Veggies In Foil (with Video)

These Salmon Foil Packets are a quick and easy way to bake salmon that's flakey, delicious and ready in 20 minutes! It makes a great weeknight meal on the lighter side with just a little lemon, butter and seasoning to enhance the flavors. Plus video tutorial!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon, 4 pieces
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning, or Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • fresh parsley, minced, for garnish
  • green beans, or veggies (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • In a microwavable bowl, add lemon juice and butter. Microwave until melted.
  • Place salmon pieces with optional vegetable onto a 12-inch square piece of aluminum foil.
  • Brush the lemon butter mixture onto the salmon and green beans.
  • Season with salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and Italian seasoning.
  • Fold the edges of the foil in to make tightly sealed packages, taking care not to puncture the foil. 
  • Bake 12-15 minutes.
  • Uncover the top of the foil, and broil for one minute.
  • Garnish with optional fresh parsley. Serve and enjoy!
Author: Cindy
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salmon
Nutrition Facts
20 Minute Baked Salmon With Veggies In Foil (with Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 364mg15%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 6.6mg8%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Editor note: Published Feb 16, 2016 and updated July 14, 2018