How To Cook Fish En Papillote
Fish en papillote is a delicious and healthy way to cook fish. "En papillote" means "in parchment" in French. This cooking method involves baking fish and vegetables in parchment paper, which helps to lock in the flavor and moisture of the ingredients. Here at the Fish Society we recently ran our first ‘Cooking Fish Perfectly’ online masterclass. Jeremy channeled his inner Keith Floyd and showcased how to make foolproof fish en papillote, with the ease and swagger of a well versed kitchen wizard.
How to cook fish en papillote
- Fish Fillets ((salmon, cod, sea bream, sea bass)(it’s really your preference))
- Fresh seasonal vegetables
- Olive oil
- Lemon juice
- Any fresh herbs you have in the house
- Salt and pepper
- Parchment paper
- Preheat the oven to 200c
- Cut parchment to
- Cut 4 sheets of parchment paper, each about 12x16 inches in size. Fold each sheet of parchment paper in half lengthwise, then open it up again. Place 1 cup of sliced vegetables on one half of each sheet of parchment paper.
- Drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice over the vegetables. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste. Place one fish fillet on top of the vegetables on each sheet of parchment paper.
- Drizzle another tablespoon of olive oil and another teaspoon of lemon juice over the fish.
- Season the fish with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place one sprig of fresh herbs on top of each fish fillet.
- Fold the other half of each sheet of parchment paper over the fish and vegetables. Starting at one end, fold the edges of the parchment paper over several times to seal the packet.
- Cook for 12 minutes
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