Weight Watchers Healthy Parchment Salmon Recipe
Weight Watchers Healthy Parchment Salmon Recipe. Salmon is a delicious, and versatile fish that can be cooked in many different ways.
In this recipe, the salmon is baked in parchment paper for a quick and easy meal. The parchment wrap traps all the natural juices of the fish so it doesn’t dry out, resulting in a moist and tender piece of salmon.
This quick and easy dinner is ready in just 35 minutes. You will only need 6 ingredients, salmon fillet, salt, black pepper, basil leaves, olive oil flavored cooking spray, and fresh lemon.
You can customize this recipe by using any type of fresh herbs you like. Serve with some simple roasted vegetables or brown rice for a complete meal.
This main dish is low carb Keto, Gluten free, low sodium, and only has 175 calories.
Weight Watchers Points
MyWW Points: 2 Blue Plan and 3 Green Plan
2 WW Freestyle Points and 3 Smart Point
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
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Salmon is a versatile fish that can be cooked in a variety of ways. It is also high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, making it a nutritional powerhouse.
Fresh Basil Leaves
Basil is a popular herb that is used in many dishes. It has a strong flavor and can be used fresh or dried. Basil can be added to soup, pasta, or salad. It is also a common ingredient in pesto sauce. Basil is a good source of Vitamin A and potassium.
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Weight Watchers Healthy Parchment Salmon
- Move the oven rack to the bottom position.
- Preheat oven to 400° F.
- Layout a piece of parchment paper.
- Place salmon on parchment paper, in the center, with the skin side facing down.
- Season salmon with salt and black pepper.
- Using a sharp knife, cut 2 slits – 3 inches long into the salmon.
- Push chopped basil in the slits.
- Spray the salmon with non-stick cooking spray.
- Place lemon slices on top of the salmon.
- Fold the ends of the parchment over the salmon in multiple layers to completely cover and seal in the salmon.
- Place parchment covered salmon on baking sheet.
- In preheated oven, on the lowered rack, bake approximately 20 minutes, or until the salmon is opaque, pink, it will flake easily with a fork, and an instant-read thermometer reads a minimum of 145° F.
- Carefully cut open the parchment paper (steam will release, so be careful not to burn your hands).
- Remove lemon slices and discard.
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