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Easy Lemon Salmon In Parchment

This easy, healthy and quick salmon in parchment is the perfect healthy recipe. Moist, lemon-y and full of fresh herb flavour.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon in parchment
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 168kcal
Author Debs


  • 4 6 ounce 175-200g salmon fillets, skin on
  • 2 small potatoes thinly sliced use a mandolin if you have one
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch basil
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Preheat oven to 200ºC or 400ºF.
  • Use a mandolin to thinly slice the potatoes. Lay them on a piece of parchment paper and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Lay the salmon on top of the potatoes and season with salt and pepper and a few chilli flakes. Lay the thinly sliced lemon and a sprig of dill over the salmon. Wrap in the parchment paper and bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until the salmon reaches 145ºF or 62.8ºC.
  • Remove from the oven and use the Thermapen Professional thermometer to check that the temperature has reaches 62.8ºC. Add some fresh basil and dill. Serve straight from the parchment packet.