Easy Baked Salmon in Foil

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Marlene B

By
@msmarbi

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


Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

How to Make Easy Baked Salmon in Foil

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium glass bowl, prepare the marinade by mixing garlic, light olive oil, basil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and parsley.
  2. Place salmon fillets in a medium glass baking dish, and cover with the marinade. Marinate in the refrigerator for about 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place fillets in aluminum foil. Cover with marinade and seal.
  4. Place sealed salmon in the glass dish.
  5. Bake 35 to 45 minutes, until easily flaked with a fork.

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About Easy Baked Salmon in Foil

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Collection: Healthier Fare
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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