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Salmon and Asparagus in Foil Recipe

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Submitted by eacollins24

Makes 4 servings



Steamed to perfection in about 15 minutes, this healthy and nutritious salmon and asparagus dish makes a quick and easy dinner with very little clean up. Serve with whole grain rice or couscous and a squeeze of lemon juice. Be careful when opening the foil packs, as the steam will be very hot.

Recipe Ingredients for Salmon and Asparagus in Foil

20 ounces salmon, 4 fillets
1 pound asparagus
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 Freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Salmon and Asparagus in Foil

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  2. Break ends off asparagus spears and divide spears into four portions.

  3. Spray center of each foil sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Place one salmon fillet in the middle of each sheet, along with a portion of asparagus. Drizzle with lemon juice and add fresh ground black pepper.

  4. Bring up sides of foil and fold the top over twice. Seal the ends, leaving room for air to circulate iside the packet. Place on a cookie sheet and cook in oven for 15-18 minutes, until salmon is opaque. Serves 4.

Categories

Fish, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 270.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
319
Calories from Fat
159
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.7g
27%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
89mg
30%
Sodium
89mg
4%
Potassium
793mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
5.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
33.9g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 5% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin B12
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