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5 from 3 votes

Baked Salmon in Foil

Salmon baked in foil so there is no mess! Simple flavors that pack a big punch and ready in under 20 minutes!  You can use parchment paper as well.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, recipe for baked salmon
Servings: 4
Calories: 250kcal


  • 1.5-2 Pounds Salmon filet
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon Chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.  Place a large sheet of foil or parchment on a sheet pan.  Lay the salmon filet on top.
  • Season the op of the salmon filet with salt and pepper, then drizzle with the olive oil.
  • In a smack bowl, mix together the lime juice, chili powder, ground cumin, and garlic powder.  Using a basting brush, brush the mixture all over the top of the salmon.
  • Place the salmon in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.  The salmon is cooked when it is opaque and the flesh can be easily flaked with a fork.  If white juices are coming to the top, it is overcooking.



Calories: 250kcal