Garlic Butter Baked Salmon in Foil

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon in Foil takes approximately 25 minutes from beginning to end. For $3.34 per serving, you get a main course that serves 4. Watching your figure? This gluten free, primal, and pescatarian recipe has 256 calories, 28g of protein, and 15g of fat per serving. It is brought to you by Little Spice Jar. 157142 people were glad they tried this recipe. Head to the store and pick up black pepper, red pepper flakes, italian seasoning, and a few other things to make it today. With a spoonacular score of 93%, this dish is excellent. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil, Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil, and Honey Garlic Butter Salmon In Foil.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 5 minutes

Cooking duration: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

¼ teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons cold butter, cubed

2 cloves garlic, minced

¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon chopped parsley, for garnishing (optional)

¼ red pepper flakes

1 ¼ pound sockeye or coho salmon (preferably wild caught)*

1/2 teaspoon salt

Equipment:

sauce pan

oven

frying pan

stove

aluminum foil

broiler

Cooking instruction summary:

Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 375F. (see notes)In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the lemon juice and minced garlic, allow the lemon juice to reduce to 1 tablespoon. Add in 1 tablespoon of butter, remove pan from heat and swirl so the butter starts to melt. Place back on the heat for a few seconds, removed and continue to swirl until butter completely melts. Repeat with second tablespoon of butter. When butter is completely melted, remove sauce from stove.Place the salmon filet in a piece of foil large enough to fold over and seal. Using a brush or spoon, brush the salmon with the garlic butter sauce. Season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes. Cover with foil so that all sides are properly closed so the sauce does not leak.Bake the salmon for 12-14 minutes or until firm. Open the foil and allow the fish to broil under the broiler for 2-3 minutes, keeping an eye on it so the fish does not burn. Remove from oven, top with parsley. Serve immediately.

 

Step by step:


1. Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 375F. (see notes)In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the lemon juice and minced garlic, allow the lemon juice to reduce to 1 tablespoon.

2. Add in 1 tablespoon of butter, remove pan from heat and swirl so the butter starts to melt.

3. Place back on the heat for a few seconds, removed and continue to swirl until butter completely melts. Repeat with second tablespoon of butter. When butter is completely melted, remove sauce from stove.

4. Place the salmon filet in a piece of foil large enough to fold over and seal. Using a brush or spoon, brush the salmon with the garlic butter sauce. Season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes. Cover with foil so that all sides are properly closed so the sauce does not leak.

5. Bake the salmon for 12-14 minutes or until firm. Open the foil and allow the fish to broil under the broiler for 2-3 minutes, keeping an eye on it so the fish does not burn.

6. Remove from oven, top with parsley.

7. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Information:

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256k Calories
28g Protein
14g Total Fat
1g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
256k
13%

Fat
14g
23%

  Saturated Fat
5g
31%

Carbohydrates
1g
0%

  Sugar
0.23g
0%

Cholesterol
93mg
31%

Sodium
406mg
18%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
28g
57%

Vitamin B12
4µg
75%

Selenium
52µg
74%

Vitamin B6
1mg
59%

Vitamin B3
11mg
56%

Vitamin B2
0.55mg
32%

Phosphorus
289mg
29%

Vitamin B5
2mg
24%

Vitamin B1
0.33mg
22%

Potassium
721mg
21%

Copper
0.37mg
18%

Vitamin K
18µg
17%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Folate
39µg
10%

Iron
1mg
7%

Vitamin A
356IU
7%

Zinc
0.96mg
6%

Vitamin C
4mg
6%

Manganese
0.08mg
4%

Calcium
26mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.25mg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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