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lemon pepper salmon in foil

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

This is not the usual salmon seasoned with that "lemon pepper seasoning" from a shaker bottle. It has real, fresh lemon and fresh ground black pepper flavor. It's an easy, quick entree and easy, quick clean-up. Bake it in the oven or throw it on the grill. It cooks in ten minutes. Healthy, flavorful, quick and easy... perfect for even the busiest day.

(3 ratings)
yield 1 per packet
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon pepper salmon in foil

  • 1 tsp
  • 1 or 2 slice
    lemon, thin
  • 1 pinch
  • 1
    4 to 6 oz. salmon filet
  • 1 pinch
    sea salt
  • 1 pinch
    (generous) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 dash
    old bay seasoning or cajun (optional)
  • 1 pinch
    chopped parsley, fresh or dried (optional)
  • 1 dash
    fresh lemon juice

How To Make lemon pepper salmon in foil

  • 1
    Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 425º F.
  • 2
    Use 1/2 teaspoon butter to grease one square foot piece of aluminum foil to within 2 inches of the edges.
  • 3
    Place lemon slice(s), off-center, on foil and sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.
  • 4
    Place salmon on lemon slice(s) and sprinkle with salt, pepper, old bay or cajun seasoning (if using), parsley (if using) and a light squeeze of lemon juice.
  • 5
    Fold foil over fish; close the 3 open sides by firmly folding each at least twice.
  • 6
    Place foil packet on baking sheet and bake at 425º F for 10 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from oven; cut or tear open packet very carefully to avoid steam burn.
  • 8
    Serve immediately.