Lemon Pepper Salmon Wrapped in Phyllo

Published on
June 13, 2022
Intro
These are not only delicious, they are the perfect for a quick homemade meal. The crunchy phyllo and tender salmon are perfect partners, brought together by the bright Lemon Pepper seasoning.
Salmon Phyllo packet ready to eat.
Prep Time:
20 Minutes
Cook Time:
15-20 Minutes
Servings:
4
Difficulty Level:
Medium
Ingredients

4 teaspoons No Salt Lemon Pepper Seasoning

12 sheets (9 x 14 inches) frozen phyllo dough, thawed

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

4 skinless salmon filets (4-6 ounces each), about 1 1/2 inches thick

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

2. Lay one sheet of phyllo on cutting board vertically facing you. Lightly brush with melted butter.

3. Place second sheet of phyllo over first. Brush with melted butter. Repeat with a third layer.

4. Sprinkle each salmon filet with 1 teaspoon No Salt Lemon Pepper.

5. Place the salmon fillet onto the middle of the buttered phyllo stack.

6. Fold one long side of the phyllo dough toward the center of the salmon, butter the fold. Now fold the short sides onto the center of the salmon, again brushing folded sides with butter. Finally fold the remaining long side onto the top of the salmn and the short sides.

7. Place salmon seam-side down on the prepared pan. Repeat with remaining salmon fillets.

8. Brush the tops with the remaining butter. Slice the top of each bundle lengthwise to allow steam to escape while cooking.

9. Bake for 16-20 minutes or until golden brown and salmon is cooked through (internal temperature should reach 125°F).

Substitutions
Recipe Tip:
To make ahead - stop at step #7. Wrap each packet individually in plastic wrap, place in a gallon zip-top bag. Freeze for up to 2 months. Defrost overnight in the refrigerator and start again at step #8.
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