Chinese salmon parcel

Give your salmon an extra burst of flavour with this quick and easy recipe. Marinate the salmon in Chinese Five Spice for an oriental taste
Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy


    • 250g (8oz) salmon fillet
    • Salt and ground black pepper
    • 2 pinches of Chinese Five Spice powder
    • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
    • 2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
    • 1 small red pepper, deseeded and sliced
    • 125g (4oz) sugar-snap peas, ends trimmed
    • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
    • 2 tsp sesame oil to serve:
    • 125g (4oz) dried egg noodles,
    • 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce
    • Thickly cut lime slices
    • 2 x 30cm (12in) sheets of baking parchment


    1. Set the oven to Gas Mark 6 or 200°C. Cut the salmon into 2 triangular-shaped pieces and put in the middle of each sheet of baking parchment. Season with salt, pepper and Five Spice.
    1. Sprinkle the garlic, spring onions, red pepper and sugar snaps on top. Drizzle with soy sauce and sesame oil.
    1. Fold the baking parchment over and fold in the ends to make a parcel. Bake on a baking tray for 15 mins.
    1. Meanwhile, put the noodles into a large ovenproof dish and pour 900ml (1½ pints) boiling water over them. Cover with foil and put into the oven for 10 mins, to soften.
    1. Drain the noodles and toss them with the teriyaki sauce. Serve with the salmon parcels and lime slices.

Nutritional information per portion

fat 22.0g saturates 4.0g calories 579(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.