Salmon Asparagus Packets

Grilling salmon inside foil makes it incredibly flavorful, juicy and flaky. You are going to love this recipe!

Serves: 4Prep: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 4 aluminum foil sheets cut into 12”x16” rectangles
  • 4 salmon filets (4 oz.), skin removed
  • 1 pound asparagus, fresh, ends removed
  • 1 fresh lemon, sliced in 8 slices
  • 8 teaspoons Kroger® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat grill to medium-high.
  • Divide the asparagus into 4 equal portions in foil (about 6 pieces per foil).
  • Place salmon filet on top of asparagus; add 1 teaspoons olive oil per packet. Season each with salt and pepper; top with 2 slices lemon and thyme sprigs. Seal edges, making a tight ½” fold; fold again, allowing space for heat circulation.
  • Place packets on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 12-16 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.
  • Place packets on serving platter. Cut large X across top of each packet, and carefully fold back foil.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.