Whole salmon baked in foil

    Whole salmon baked in foil


    30 people made this

    About this recipe: I like to slowly cook a fresh whole salmon or salmon trout in a foil packet with some white wine, butter and parsley. It's so moist and flavourful, all you need to serve with this are new potatoes and butter.

    Durham, England, UK

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 whole salmon or salmon trout (about 2 1/2lbs)
    • butter
    • 4 tablespoons white wine
    • few sprigs of parsley
    • sea salt
    • freshly ground pepper

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat your oven to 150 degrees C / gas mark 2.
    2. Spread a decent amount of butter over a large piece of foil that's big enough to cover the salmon. Place the salmon on the foil and fold the foil up around the edges. Spoon over 4 tablespoons white wine, a few sprigs of parsley, some sea salt and freahly ground pepper. Sometimes I add a bay leaf but that's up to you. Then seal the fish by covering with more foil so no juices or steam can escape. Place in a large roasting tin or baking tray and bake for 45 minutes (or an hour if it's a bigger salmon).
    3. Remove from oven but set aside for 10 minutes before opening and serving.

    Serving sggestion:

    Also works great for getting ahead if you're having a buffet and need a whole poached salmon that you want to serve cold.

    See all 12 recipes

    Recently viewed

    Reviews & ratings
    Average global rating:

    Reviews in English (0)

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate