Main Dishes

Lemon Butter Salmon in Parchment

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This LEMON BUTTER SALMON IN PARCHMENT is our favorite way to cook a healthy and delicious seafood meal at home! Asparagus and onion topped with succulent salmon, lemons, and thyme, and drizzled in lemon butter. SO EASY and amazingly good!

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For the salmon:
• 6 stalks asparagus, trimmed
• 4-6 slices red onion, thinly sliced
• 2 (6 oz.) salmon fillets
• 4 teaspoons olive oil
• 6 lemon slices, very thinly cut
• kosher salt
• freshly ground black pepper
• 4 sprigs fresh thyme
• 2 teaspoons white wine, use a good drinking wine, NOT cooking wine
• kosher salt
• 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar
For the Lemon Butter Sauce:
• ½ cup white wine; chardonnay or semi-dry
• 1 shallot or 1 tablespoon sweet yellow onion, minced
• 1 cup butter, unsalted, cut into 12 pieces
• ¼ cup heavy cream
• 1 lemon, juice & zest
For the Lemon Butter Sauce: 1. In a small saucepan, combine the wine and the minced onion. Bring to a boil and reduce the temperature to medium heat until liquid reduces to 2 tablespoons. 2. Reduce heat to...
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Nutritions

Calories
2000

Sodium
888mg
37% DV

Fat
140g
215% DV

Protein
61g
122% DV

Carbs
144g
48% DV

Fiber
49g
199% DV