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Salmon Asparagus Packets

Grilling salmon inside foil makes it incredibly flavorful, juicy and flaky. You are going to love this recipe!

Hands-on Time: 30 min. | Total Time: 30 min. | Serves: 4 | Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:
  • 4 aluminum foil sheets cut into 12”x16” rectangles
  • 4 salmon filets (4 oz.), skin removed
  • 1 lb. asparagus, fresh, ends removed
  • 1 fresh lemon, sliced in 8 slices
  • 8 tsp. olive oil
  • 8 fresh thyme sprigs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
Directions:
  1. Preheat grill to medium high.
  2. Divide the asparagus into 4 equal portions in foil (about 6 pieces per foil).
  3. Place salmon filet on top of asparagus; add 1 teaspoons olive oil per packet. Season each with salt and pepper; top with 2 slices lemon and thyme sprigs. Seal edges, making a tight ½” fold; fold again, allowing space for heat circulation.
  4. Place packets on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 12-16 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.
  5. Place packets on serving platter. Cut large X across top of each packet, and carefully fold back foil.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 340, Calories from Fat 220, Total Fat 24g (37% DV), Saturated Fat 5g (25% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 60mg (20% DV), Sodium 220mg (9% DV), Carbohydrates 6g (2% DV), Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV), Sugars 2g, Protein 26g, Vitamin A 20%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 4%, Iron 15%.

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