Recipe: Salmon and Asparagus

Thursday, January 21, 2016

I've seen these types of recipes circling Pinterest and all over blogs - the one pot meal. But aside from chili or a crock pot, I've never really tried it. Well, that day is here blogworld. I'm a fan. I'm on the bandwagon. I'm about one pot meals. But let's be real, I'm about any type of meal that is delicious and easy.

I saw this recipe on Pinterest and with some modifications, I made it my own. I am obsessed with salmon. All kinds, prepared all ways and am super excited to share this one with you.

Things I would change? I would add some spice to it. It had a nice flavor. But I love things spicy - so next time I might add some Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper or even some red pepper flakes. I think just that little addition would turn this one-foil salmon into the best.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 salmon fillets 
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • A bunch of asparagus
  • 2 slices of onions
  • 4 slices of lemon
How to Make:
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Place the two pieces of salmon in a medium bowl. Pour 1 tablespoon olive oil, sprinkle salt, pepper and dry oregano over salmon.
  3. Cut two pieces of foil.
  4. First place asparagus (about 8 spears) on the sheet of foil.
  5. Layer fillets over asparagus, then top each with about 2 onion slices and 2 lemon slices.
  6. Wrap sides of foil inward over salmon then fold on top and bottom of foil to enclose.
  7. Place foil packets in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes. 
  9. Unwrap and using a large spatula, transfer the foil packets to plates and serve warm.
 I love skinny asparagus 
look at those beautiful colors!
salmon and side all in one little package

Enjoy everyone! What's your favorite salmon recipe?

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12 comments:

  1. That looks awesome! My Dad is an avid fisherman so we always have salmon in the freezer... I just saw a recipe for a salmon BLT too... I'm going to have to try both!

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  2. I just made salmon yesterday. Love salmon and asparagus. Delicious and so good for you too.

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  3. I LOVE salmon and this looks delicious, i never tried it with asparagus and i think i have salmon in the freezer so i might try this tonight. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  4. These look delicious and (most importantly) easy! Dinner tonight? Check!

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  5. This looks so good! I also love salmon!

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  6. Yummy, I love salmon! And I'm all about the one pot or one pan meal... cleaning after cooking is definitely the worst part!

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  7. This is such a go to meal for me. I love that you kept it REALLY simple. That is important for pople on the go! Really awesome job!

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  8. Adding this to the menu! Looks so good!

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  9. Salmon is such a great weeknight dinner. It feels fancy and is so good for you but can be really simple and easy to make!
    Kari
    www.sweetteasweetie.com

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  10. Oh YUM. Living in the Pacific NW, I love salmon, and asparagus is the perfect side dish for it. Looks so good!

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  11. I do something like this with tilapia too in my steamer for a quick healthy lunch and I love it.

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  12. That looks delicious and so easy. We've been eating a lot of salmon, I think I'll add this to next weeks menu. Thank you for sharing!

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I love hearing from all of you and greatly appreciate all your feedback and comments! xx Kristen

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