Salmon and Asparagus en Papillote

Salmon Asparagus en Papillote

Published January 31, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 40 min

Prep Time: 25 min | Cook Time: 15 min


This refreshing recipe features a great mix of fish, asparagus, lemon, and crumbled feta.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 salmon fillet
Calories per serving: 377
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.1g 25%
Saturated Fat 3.6g 18%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 494mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 9.0g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Protein 48.0g 67%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 4 (18- x 12-inch) pieces aluminum foil
  • 4(6 oz.) salmon filets
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 4 sprigs fresh dill
  • 1 lb. asparagus
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta

Step by Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Place foil pieces evenly over a large rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle salmon filets evenly with salt and pepper and place in center of foil sheets.
  2. Break off tough ends of asparagus and cut into 3-inch pieces. Layer lemon slices and dill over fish; sprinkle asparagus, tomatoes, and feta evenly over center of each filet
  3. Fold into 1-inch folds the 2 long sides of foil sheets, sealing ends to form a packet, leaving a 2-inch space from fish (for heat to circulate inside packet).
  4. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 3 minutes; carefully open packets before serving.