easy baked salmon in foil

★★★★★ 9
a recipe by
Marlene B
Lacey, WA

My husband loved it when I made this no-fail version of baked salmon. We have a Meyer lemon tree but you can use regular lemons. I am not a lover of salmon but I did love this.

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If you're looking to incorporate fish and healthier recipes into your weekly menu, definitely give this baked salmon recipe a try. It's a super easy and tasty way to prepare salmon. Light and fresh with garlic and lemon, the marinade has a Mediterranean flair. A perfect complement to the mild fish. Besides being delicious, clean-up is a breeze since you're baking this in foil. One less dish to dirty.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 9
serves 2
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy baked salmon in foil

  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 Tbsp
    light olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 12 oz
    salmon, fillets

How To Make easy baked salmon in foil

  • Baked salmon marinade ingredients in a bowl.
    In a medium glass bowl, prepare the marinade by mixing garlic, light olive oil, basil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and parsley.
  • Salmon marinating in a bowl.
    Place salmon fillets in a medium glass baking dish, and cover with the marinade. Marinate in the refrigerator for about 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  • Pieces of salmon in aluminum foil.
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place fillets in aluminum foil. Cover with marinade and seal.
  • Aluminum foil sealed shut with salmon inside.
    Place sealed salmon in the glass dish.
  • Flaked piece of baked salmon.
    Bake 35 to 45 minutes, until easily flaked with a fork.