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Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil

Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil

This super quick salmon recipe gives you all the garlicky, buttery, tasty vibes! It's perfect for a weekday meal where you want gourmet taste in the comfort of your home or, on the weekend because hey - let's eat good everyday!
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  • 1 pound 453g Fresh Salmon
  • 2-3 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 tbsp Butter or Ghee
  • ½ Green Seasoning click here for recipe
  • ½ tsp Old Bay Seasoning you can also use Fish Seasoning
  • ½ tsp Salt or to taste
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice a slight squeeze will do
  • If you don't have green seasoning - add these additional ingredients:
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper


  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line an oven safe dish or baking sheet with foil - ensure the piece of foil is large enough to fold over and seal the salmon, creating a packet.
  • Pat dry your salmon. Add a slight squeeze of lemon to your salmon, and season with green seasoning ( alternatively parsley and cayenne pepper), Old Bay, salt, and black pepper.
  • Using a garlic press, crush garlic and add half to the bottom of the prepared dish/sheet. Add butter/ghee.
  • Place salmon on top of garlic butter, and fold the sides of the foil over the salmon. Ensure the packet is well sealed so the sauce does not leak.
  • Place the dish/sheet into the oven, and bake until cooked, 12-16min. Cooking time depends on the thickness of the fillet - check notes section.
  • Open foil packet, and broil salmon for 2-3 minutes. Stay close, be careful not to burn your fish!


a. When the salmon flakes easily with a fork, it's ready. You can also use an instant read thermometer - a minimum internal temperature of 145°F, indicates doneness. This should be measured at the thickest part of the fillet.
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