Huon Salmon and Basil Parcels

Basil is a great flavour to pair with salmon – it adds a smooth but punchy flavour. Cook these parcels in the oven or BBQ and enjoy the explosion of flavour.

Huon Salmon and Basil Parcels
5 Minutes
15 Minutes


  • 4 Huon Salmon portions, skin on
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small zucchini, cut into slices
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • Small knob of butter
  • Salt and pepper


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C.
    Lay out 4 large sheets of baking paper. Drizzle each piece of paper with a little oil and place a salmon portion on top, skin side down.

  2. 2

    Evenly place zucchini slices under salmon and divide tomatoes and basil over the top. Drizzle remaining olive oil. Break the butter into little pieces and arrange them on top of the salmon. Season with salt and pepper

  3. 3

    Wrap up the salmon by folding up the long edges of the paper, folding several times to make a little packet, then fold the ends under the packet.

  4. 4

    Transfer to the preheated tray and bake for 15 minutes. Let each diner open their parcel to serve.

  5. 5

    Tip: You can also cook these on the BBQ or on a camp fire, just wrap the baking paper parcel in a layer of foil.


Anita Wheeler rated this at 0 5 stars
We recommend some simple sides like boiled potatoes or fresh bread to soak up the parcel juice.

Peter Drake rated this at 0 5 stars
What is a good accompaniment for this dish please

Anita Wheeler rated this at 0 5 stars
You may be able to do them on the stove in a dutch oven.

Thorburn rated this at 0 5 stars
No oven, no BBQ, can they be cooked on a stove? And how, do they need to be cover