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Spicy Citrus Baked Salmon Packets

Spicy Citrus Baked Salmon Packets are sweet red ruby grapefruit, ginger, jalapeño and aromatics wrapped in a packet and baked in just 10 minutes in the oven
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Mains
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 154kcal
Author: HWC Magazine


  • 8 sheets Parchment paper/aluminum foil
    double layers
  • 12 oz Salmon filets
    all bones removed about 3 ounces per person
  • 1 inch Ginger
    knob fresh peeled and sliced thinly (or ⅓ teaspoon dried ground)
  • ¼ Onion
    small red peeled and sliced in half moons thin
  • 2 cloves Garlic
    minced fresh (1 teaspoon ground dried)
  • 1 Grapefruit segmented (reserve the juice from the scraps of grapefruit)
  • 1 Jalapeno
    sliced seeds removed or can use ½ teaspoon dried ground chili flakes or to desired heat level)
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander
    dried ground
  • Salt and pepper to taste
    to taste
  • Coriander stem sliced ultra fine for garish - optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 176 C) Cut a double piece of parchment paper or aluminum foil large enough to fold over and crimp and crimp the edges.
  • Place a salmon fillet on top of doubled up parchment paper and top with ginger, onion, garlic, grapefruit segments, grapefruit juice, jalapeno, dried crushed coriander, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Wrap up salmon packets by first bring up the two edges lengthwise and fold and crimp over edges at least twice. Go to the 2 ends of the fish on parchment paper and fold over twice or crimp over the ends to prevent the juices from coming out.
  • Place the fish packets on a baking sheet or baking pan and depending on size of salmon fillets bake about 10 -11 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • Serve fish packets to your guests right in the packet or on top of sautéed spinach for a healthy spa dinner. Garnish with cilantro stems finely chopped. Enjoy!


You can also cook your salmon packet on the grill if you place in aluminum foil. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 510mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 779IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg