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This Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil is an ultra-easy and a delicious dinner to make on busy weeknights. It’s ready in less than 30 minutes and is delicious with a big salad. Pretty enough for company! I love cooking fish in foil as it seals in all the juices. Always a good meal!
- 1 10oz package fresh spinach
- 1 large tomato, sliced
- 1 medium onion, sliced into rounds
- 1 ¼ pound salmon
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 tablespoons melted butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon oregano
- ¼ crushed red pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, for garnishing
- lemon wedges, for garnishing
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Line a baking sheet with foil. The foil should be big enough to fold over and seal the edges.
In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, garlic, and melted butter.
Place fresh spinach on the prepared baking sheet, then put salmon on top of spinach. Top the salmon with tomato slices and onion rounds. Pour the butter mixture over the top.
Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and red pepper flakes.
Fold the sides of the foil over the salmon, making sure it is well sealed so the sauce does not leak.
Place the baking sheet into the oven and bake until cooked for about 12-16 minutes. The baking time will vary depending on the thickness of the fish. Open the foil and check the salmon every 2 minutes after 12 minutes. If you like a crispy top, open the foil after it is cooked through and broil for 2-3 minutes.
Remove from oven and transfer the salmon and vegetables to your serving plate. Spoon some of the butter sauce left in the foil onto the salmon and garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.