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Parchment Poached Orange Jalapeno Salmon

Parchment Poached Orange Jalapeno Salmon

Orange and Jalapeno Salmon Cooked in Parchment Paper. An easy restaurant quality meal for your weeknight meal plans.

Course Main Course Seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword parchment, salmon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 391 kcal


  • 3/4 pound Salmon Filet
  • 2 navel oranges washed and thin sliced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers stem and seeds removed, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon New Mexico Red Chile Powder
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Lay out a sheet of parchment paper large enough for the salmon and with room to be able to fold fold and enclose.

  3. Slice oranges and lay on the parchment paper. Lay Salmon on top of oranges. 

  4. Sprinkle salmon with red chile powder, and top with slices of jalapeno. Lay sprigs of thyme on next and drizzle with olive oil. Splash on the white wine. 

  5. Fold the paper over the salmon and seal as well as you can. Use twine to make the packet hold together even more securely.

  6. Bake salmon for 20 minutes.

Recipe Notes

This single packet serves 2 people.

Nutrition Facts
Parchment Poached Orange Jalapeno Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 391 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 86mg4%
Potassium 1101mg31%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 761IU15%
Vitamin C 101mg122%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.