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Grilled Salmon & Asparagus Packets

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Summertime and the grilling is easy with salmon and fresh vegetables.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
10 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
25 min
Recipe Servings


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.


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