Cooking fish in foil has several benefits:

  1. Moisture retention: Cooking fish in foil helps to retain the moisture in the fish, which results in a tender and juicy texture.
  2. Infused flavors: When you cook fish in foil, it allows the flavors of the spices, herbs, and vegetables to infuse into the fish, resulting in a more flavorful dish.
  3. Easy clean-up: Cooking fish in foil makes clean-up a breeze since you can simply discard the foil after cooking.
  4. Healthy cooking method: Cooking fish in foil is a healthy cooking method since it requires little or no added oil, making it a low-fat cooking option.
  5. Versatility: Cooking fish in foil is a versatile cooking method since you can add different vegetables, herbs, and spices to create a variety of flavor profiles.

Fish in Foil

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 213 kcal


  • Aluminum foil You will need a sheet of aluminum foil that is large enough to wrap around the fish and any vegetables or herbs.
  • Baking dish or baking sheet You can cook the fish in foil on a baking dish or baking sheet.
  • Oven or grill You can cook fish in foil in the oven or on a grill.
  • Tongs or spatula You will need tongs or a spatula to remove the fish from the foil after it has cooked.
  • Knife and cutting board You may need a knife and cutting board to prepare the fish and any vegetables or herbs that you want to add to the foil.
  • Seasonings You may want to use different seasonings, such as salt, pepper, garlic, lemon juice, and herbs, to add flavor to the fish.


  • 2 rainbow  trout fillets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2  teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 2  sheets   heavy-duty aluminum foil
  • 1  fresh jalapeno pepper, sliced
  • 1  lemon  sliced


  • Step 1
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Step 2
    Flush and wipe filets off. Rub filets with olive oil, and season with garlic salt and dark pepper. Put each filet on an enormous sheet of aluminum foil. Top with jalapeno cuts, and crush the juice from the closures of the lemon over filets. Organize remaining lemon cuts on top of filets.
  • Step 3
    Cautiously seal all edges of the foil to shape encased bundles. Put parcels on a baking sheet.
  • Step 4
    Prepare in the preheated stove until fish chips effectively with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes relying upon size of filets.