STREAMING NOW: Chuck's Week Off

Salmon en Papillote

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I got this salmon baked in parchment paper recipe from the Homemaker's magazine. I haven't tried it personally but it sure sounds tasty.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF (230ºC).
  2. Cut two 18-inch (45-cm) long rectangles of parchment paper.
  3. Place a salmon fillet on each parchment paper rectangle.
  4. Divide half the spinach leaves, peppers, shallots, lemon slices and cilantro between each package, layering ingredients on top of salmon.
  5. Sprinkle 2 T (30 ml) of wine and a little salt over each serving.
  6. Gather the corners of the parchment toward the centre and twist tightly to seal each package.
  7. Tie off at the top with twine to fasten.
  8. Place the packets on a cookie sheet and bake on the centre rack of the oven for 15 minutes.
  9. Let stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
  10. Serve parchment packages unopened.
  11. Slice open at the table to release the aromas.
  12. Makes 2 servings.
  13. Recipe doubles easily.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a