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Whole Salmon Baked In Foil

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  Salmon 10 Pound, cleaned
  Dry white wine/Equal parts lemon juice and water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves/1/2 teaspoon dried basil 8
  Tarragon sprig/1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon 3
  Rosemary sprig/1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary 2
  Celery leaves 2 (From A Stalk)
  Shallots/1 small onion 3 , minced
  Lemon slices 2 (With Peel)
  Salt To Taste

1 Leave the salmon whole or remove the head. Rinse under cold running water and place on paper towels to dry.
2 Place the wine in a saucepan and add the remaining ingredients, except the salt. Let the mixture simmer, uncovered, one-half hour without boiling.
3. Preheat oven to moderate (375° F.).
4. Place the fish lengthwise on a long sheet of foil, bring up the edges and pour the wine mixture over the fish. Sprinkle with salt.
5. Completely enclose the fish, crimping the foil to seal the edges tightly. Place the foil wrapped fish in a large baking pan and transfer to the oven. Bake until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, about two hours

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5499 Calories from Fat 1419

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g242.1%

Saturated Fat 25.6 g127.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2358.6 mg786.2%

Sodium 3512.9 mg146.4%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 908 g1816.5%

Vitamin A 145.5% Vitamin C 39.2%

Calcium 75.9% Iron 220%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Whole Salmon Baked In Foil Recipe