Lemon and garlic trout parcels with asparagus

Lemon and garlic trout parcels with asparagus

  • serves 1
  • Easy

This recipe for lemon and garlic trout parcels with asparagus is quick and easy to make, paelo-diet friendly and under 500 calories - perfect for a midweek meal



  • asparagus ½ bunch, trimmed
  • skinless trout 1 fillet about 140g
  • softened butter 2 tsp
  • garlic ½ clove, crushed
  • lemon ½, zested and juiced
  • flat-leaf parsley chopped to make 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Lay a piece of baking parchment over a piece of foil on the worksurface, and add the asparagus stems, in one layer, to the middle. Put the trout fillet on top and season. Mash the butter with the garlic, lemon zest, parsley and seasoning. Spoon onto the fish, add a slice of lemon and a squeeze of juice, and wrap the parcel up tightly. Put in a steamer basket, and steam for 15-20 minutes, until the fish is cooked through. Serve with more lemon squeezed over, if you like.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 340
  • Carbs 3g
  • Protein 42.8g
  • Fat 16.7g
  • Salt 0.5g
  • Saturates 5.3g
  • Fibre 3.4g