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5 from 2 votes

Mexican Baked Salmon in Foil

Topped with a green chile cilantro sauce, this Mexican Baked Salmon in Foil recipe is easy to make, takes 35 minutes from start to finish and is perfect for lunch and dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Author: Isabel Eats


  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper
  • 12 oz fresh green beans
  • 4 ounces salmon fillets 4-6 each
  • 4 oz can diced green chiles mild
  • 1/4 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • Juice of 1/4 lime


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Tear off four large sheets of foil and set aside.
  • In a blender, blend green chiles, cilantro leaves, olive oil, sea salt, oregano, onion powder and lime juice for 10-20 seconds or until it the sauce reaches a slightly chunky consistency. Set aside.
  • Slice bell peppers into thin strips, fajita-style.
  • On a sheet of foil, layer 1/4 of the green beans and bell peppers. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Place salmon fillet skin side down on top of the vegetables and top with 1/4 of the green chile cilantro sauce.
  • Fold all sides of the foil together and place on a baking sheet. Repeat until all the salmon fillets have been sealed.
  • Bake in over for 25 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!