Parchment Baked Salmon

Parchment Baked Salmon

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"Salmon baked in parchment paper is the best way to steam in great taste."
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40 m servings 175 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 24.8 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 242 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place an oven rack in the lowest position in oven and preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place salmon fillet with skin side down in the middle of a large piece of parchment paper; season with salt and black pepper. Cut 2 3-inch slits into the fish with a sharp knife. Stuff chopped basil leaves into the slits. Spray fillet with cooking spray and arrange lemon slices on top.
  3. Fold edges of parchment paper over the fish several times to seal into an airtight packet. Place sealed packet onto a baking sheet.
  4. Bake fish on the bottom rack of oven until salmon flakes easily and meat is pink and opaque with an interior of slightly darker pink color, about 25 minutes. An instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the fillet should read at least 145 degrees F (65 degrees C). To serve, cut the parchment paper open and remove lemon slices before plating fish.


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Don't be afraid to bake salmon in parchment. It's a great method for keeping your expensive fish from drying out if it's a minute or two too long in the oven. The hardest thing to do is to jud...

Simple, moist and delicious - perfect for any diet!

Wow, simple and delicious.

made this last night- delicous- I added more spices >>dill and lemon pepper -- I think 15 min would of been enough time to bake or lower the oven temp to 375.

I used Dill instead of basil. You could exchange so many herbs in this dish - dill, basil, parsley.

Wow! Just when I was despairing that my salmon filet would spoil in the fridge, or that the luscious fresh basil I brought back from my Mom's lat weekend would get thrown away (as usual) becaus...

Easy and great for salmon lovers. I'm still learning how to not parchment bake fish too long.

The dish was amazing! My store was out of fresh basil, so I used dried basil and it tasted great! Also, I used coconut oil spray and it was perfect! I just learned about using parchment paper fr...

I make this all the time. So good. Got me through a few rough patches in my diet!

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