This is a flavorful salmon dish that can be perfect for any dinner party. Delicious,moist, and boosted with flavor from garlic,basil, and lemon. This salmon dish is baked in parchment paper to keep in the flavor and moisture, then topped with sautéed spinach and tomatoes.
1 fillet of salmon (about 2 lbs +/-)
6 tablespoon butter melted
1/4 cup finely chopped basil
6 garlic cloves crushed
1 tablespoon white wine
1 tablespoon squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded
1 shallot chopped
4 cups spinach
8 0zs cherry or grape tomatoes sliced in half
2 tablespoons oil
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
Place fish on the baking sheet.
In a bowl combine melted butter,basil,garlic,white wine, and lemon juice.
Season fish with salt and pepper.
Pour butter mixture over fish.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Cover fish with parchment paper by over lapping paper on top then folding the sides under the fish. (similar to envelope)
Bake for about 20 -25 minutes.
Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.
Add shallots and cook until softened.
Add tomatoes and cook until slightly soft.
Add spinach and turn of the heat.
Continue to stir with thongs until spinach is slightly softens.
Arrange salmon on a serving plate.
Add spinach with tomatoes over salmon.