Grilled Salmon & Asparagus Packets

Grilled Salmon & Asparagus Packets

Grill salmon and vegetables for a delicious summer meal.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
151 Rating


1 pound fresh salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 ounces (10 to 16 spears) fresh asparagus, cut into thirds
1 small (1 cup) red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch strips
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
Fresh lemon wedges, if desired


Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Cut two (18x12-inch) pieces heavy duty aluminum foil. Fold sheets together to create 18-inch long packet. Spray aluminum foil with no-stick cooking spray. Lay salmon pieces, skin-side down, into middle of foil.

Combine butter, lemon zest, pepper and salt in bowl; mix well. Spread half of butter mixture over salmon fillets. Layer vegetables over salmon; spread remaining butter mixture over vegetables. Bring long sides of aluminum foil together; seal top and sides of packet.

Place foil packet onto grill. Cover; grill packet 11-13 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.

Remove from grill; open packet carefully. Squeeze fresh lemon wedges over salmon and vegetables, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 290

Fat: 15g

Cholesterol: 95mg

Sodium: 260mg

Carbohydrates: 6g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 31g

Recipe #16063B©2015Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Made this for my husband & son and both said it was very, very good.....this is a keeper...delicious, healthy and quick!!!

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