Fish en Papillote

Fish en Papillote


Preheat over to 400 degrees

Fold in half a piece of parchment paper and cut into a large heart shape.

Any fish fillets

red pepper flakes to taste

sea salt to taste

red, yellow, orange bell pepper, sliced thin in wedges

1 fennel bulb , sliced thinly

2 cremini mushrooms, stems removed and cap sliced

lemons, sliced

green onions, sliced

white wine



Lay out heart shape parchment and brush entire piece with butter. Begin bed of vegetables and lemon just to the side of the fold down the center of the heart shape.

Make a bed for the fish by layering the sliced lemon with the other vegetables and seasoning to taste with sea salt and red pepper flakes.

Place the fish over bed of vegetables and lemon and tuck in bed with a blanket of more vegetables and lemon, always seasoning to taste.

Fold over the parchment paper, stating at the top of folded heart, begin rolling/folding parchment as you go around the outside edge. When you get just to the end, pour a couple of tablespoons of wine into the packet and continue to seal. Place on baking sheet. Continue this way for each serving. Bake for 15 minutes. remove from oven and cut open. Be careful of the steam.

This method can be used many different ways with many different vegetables. Use your imagination. You can also swap out wine for heavy cream as well.

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