Fish in Foil Recipe

Fish in foil is a delectable dish that combines the freshness of fish with a burst of flavors. This cooking method involves wrapping the fish in a foil packet along with aromatic herbs, vegetables, and a hint of seasoning. The foil seals in the moisture, allowing the fish to cook gently, resulting in tender and flaky fillets. Whether you choose salmon, trout, or any other favorite fish, this recipe is versatile and can be customized to suit your taste preferences. With its simplicity and ability to lock in flavors, fish in foil is a delightful option for a healthy and delicious meal.

Recipe For Fish in Foil

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2


  • 2 fish fillets (such as salmon or trout)
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Fresh herbs (such as dill or parsley)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut two large sheets of aluminum foil and brush them lightly with olive oil.
  3. Place a fish fillet on each foil sheet and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange lemon slices, onion, bell pepper, and minced garlic on top of each fillet.
  5. Sprinkle fresh herbs over the vegetables and drizzle with olive oil.
  6. Fold the foil over the fish, sealing the edges tightly to create a packet.
  7. Place the foil packets on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  8. Carefully open the foil packets, transfer the fish to serving plates, and pour any remaining juices over the top.
  9. Serve hot with steamed vegetables or a side salad.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fiber: 2g