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Salmon Parcels Recipe With Asparagus

Asparagus and salmon parcels

Published: April 9, 2020 at 11:24 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Wrap salmon in parcels with asparagus, dill and capers to create plenty of buttery juices to go with this nutritious, protein-packed meal

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal516
fat28.2g
saturates10.8g
carbs27.3g
sugars6.1g
fibre8.6g
high inprotein34g
low insalt0.7g
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Try these asparagus and salmon parcels, then check out more salmon recipes such as our salmon en croûte, healthy salmon pasta and healthy fish cakes.

Ingredients

  • 250g asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 x 120g fillets salmon, skin removed
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon, zested and juice, plus wedges to serve
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • a handful dill, chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 300g new potatoes, halved, large ones quartered
  • 75g frozen peas

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cut two 20cm x 20cm squares of baking paper and put each on top of a large piece of foil. Divide the asparagus between the squares of baking paper with the salmon fillets on top and season generously. Divide the garlic, lemon zest and juice, butter, dill and capers, then gather up the sides of the parcels to seal completely. Lift onto a baking tray and put into the oven for 15-20 minutes or until the salmon is cooked through.
  • STEP 2
    Meanwhile, cook the new potatoes in a large pan of lightly salted boiling water for 10 minutes until tender to the point of a knife, adding the peas to the water for the final minute of cooking, then drain well.
  • STEP 3
    Serve the potatoes and peas with the salmon, asparagus, all of the buttery juices and more lemon wedges, if you like.

***This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards***

Check out more of our best salmon recipes...

Cajun Salmon Recipe with Rosemary Sweet Potato Wedges
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