Foil Baked Norwegian Salmon with Potatoes, Apples and Shallots

Foil Baked Norwegian Salmon with Potatoes, Apples and Shallots

    4 servings

  • 20-40 min

  • Difficulty


Photographer: Ingvar Eriksson

Simple Norwegian Salmon fillets baked in foil pockets with a hearty and sweet red potato, apple and shallot mix.



4 each  5-6 oz Norwegian Salmon fillet(s)
1   lemon
4   red potatoes
2   apple
4   shallots
4 tbsp  butter
   fresh cracked pepper
4 sprig  dill, fresh
4 tbsp  extra virgin olive oil


The amount of ingredients has been changed. Keep in mind:
  • Cooking for more people takes longer time
  • Be careful with salty ingredients and spices, you should add to taste towards the end
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  • Cut lemon into slices. 
  • Cut potatoes in half and parboil. 
  • Core apples and cut into wedges. 
  • Thinly slice the shallots. 
  • Place a 12” square piece of foil on a flat surface.  
  • Lightly butter center of foil. Place 1 fillet of salmon in center. Season with salt and pepper.  
  • Top salmon with piece of butter, sprig of dill, and slice of lemon. 
  • Arrange ¼ of potatoes, apples and shallots around salmon fillet. 
  • Bring 2 sides of foil together and fold over. Fold remaining sides over to create tightly sealed package.  
  • Repeat for remaining salmon fillets. 
  • Bake foil packages for 12–15 minutes, or until cooked to desired temperature.  

Serving Suggestion:

  • Serve with slow-braised spicy cabbage
  • Serve with orange-glazed asparagus with almonds
  • Serve with marinated grilled vegetables
  • Serve over mixed green salad