Dilly Salmon Packets with Asparagus

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Dilly Salmon Packets with AsparagusRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Remove the foil and arrange fillets over asparagus for a lovely presentation. No grill? Bake the packets at 425° for 15 minutes or until desired degree of doneness.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and 4 oz. asparagus)


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Cooking spray
4 (6-oz.) salmon fillets (about 1-in. thick)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
8 orange slices
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound asparagus, trimmed


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Coat 4 (12-inch-square) pieces of foil with cooking spray; place 1 fillet in center of each piece. Top each fillet with 1 1/2 teaspoons butter and 1 tablespoon dill. Top evenly with salt, pepper, and orange slices. Bring edges of foil up over fillets; fold to seal. Place packets, seal side up, on grill; cover and grill 12 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Remove foil packets from grill.

3. Combine oil and asparagus in a bowl; toss. Place asparagus on grill; grill 5 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning once after 3 minutes. Divide asparagus evenly among 4 plates. Open packets; top asparagus with fillets. Squeeze orange slices evenly over fillets.

Created date

May 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 394
Fat 23.6 g
Satfat 6.3 g
Monofat 10 g
Polyfat 5.3 g
Protein 37 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 109 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 319 mg
Calcium 67 mg
Sugars 5 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g