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Salmon parcel

Salmon Parcels

Baking salmon in aluminum foil is a technique which helps trap the moisture inside the foil, preventing the salmon from drying out. It also makes it very easy to clean up :-)

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword salmon parcel, salmon parcels
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 300 kcal


  • 5 x 100g salmon fillets
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 100 ml white wine or water for halal
  • ¼ tsp fresh rosemary or thyme leaves
  • 100 g capers
  • garlic
  • 50 g olives
  • cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pepper sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200℃ (180℃ fan)/400°F/gas mark 6.
  2. Place salmon fillets in a tin foil.
  3. Add wine and olive oil.
  4. Dot the fish with the capers, lemon slices (half lemon), rosemary and season.
  5. Add tomatoes, peppers and garlic.
  6. Squeeze the juice from the remaining half of the lemon and drizzle over the salmon.
  7. Close the parcels. Fold over the edges of the foil together to seal (Can be prepared up to 1 day ahead).
  8. Roast for 18-20 minutes, depending on portion size, or until the salmon just flakes away at the thickest part.
  9. Take the salmon out of the parcel and serve with the tomatoes and juices spooned over the top.