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This recipe for salmon in foil is the easiest and most delicious way to eat fish! Salmon is flavored with lemon garlic butter, baked in foil, then topped with fresh dill. The perfect meal for any occasion!
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Salmon in Foil with Lemon and Dill

This recipe for salmon in foil is the easiest and most delicious way to eat fish! Salmon is flavored with lemon garlic butter, baked in foil, then topped with fresh dill. The perfect meal for any occasion!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword foil salmon, salmon in foil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 228kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 salmon fillet 1 1/2 - 2 pounds
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • cooking spray
  • Optional garnish: lemon slices

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat the foil with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl mix together the butter, garlic, lemon zest and salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Place the salmon on the foil and pour the butter mixture over the top. Cover the salmon with foil and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until fish is just done.
  • Turn oven to broil. Uncover the fish and place on top rack; broil for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with dill. Add lemon slices for garnish and serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Protein: 22g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 555mg | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.9mg