Parchment Baked Salmon with Tomato and Basil

17 Apr

Parchment baked is my newly discovered favorite way of cooking.  Parchment paper prevents food from sticking to the pan and makes cleaning a breeze.  The food is cooked in its own juices and you have assurance that it won’t dry out even if a bit overcooked.  It is also a great idea for pot luck when everyone can bring their own “mystery” packets.


  • .70 lb salmon steak or fillet
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1/4 cup of chopped basil leaves
  • Dash of salt and pepper


  1. Combine, chopped tomato, shallots, garlic, basil leaves and lemon juice into a small bowl.
  2. Season salmon with salt and pepper.
  3. Place salmon fillet in the center of  parchment paper. Drizzle each fillet with 1 teaspoon of the oil and half of the mixed vegetables on top.
  4. Place packages directly on hot baking sheet in oven at 400 F and cook for 20 minutes.

Source:  Whole Foods Recipes


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4 responses to “Parchment Baked Salmon with Tomato and Basil

  1. Yim

    April 18, 2012 at 9:17 am

    Hey, i’m making salmon tonight!~~……

    • thejanechannel

      April 18, 2012 at 3:32 pm

      let me know how it goes! :) picturesss please

  2. Bam's Kitchen

    April 18, 2012 at 9:56 am

    This dish is beautiful and so healthy. I am also all about easy cleanup. Take care, BAM


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