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Fish En Papillote Recipe with Persian Flavours!

Fish En Papillote with Persian Flavours

So I’m getting caught up on MKR, and can I say that Jessica just drives me UP THE WALL. I think I’ve heard the word ‘healthy’ being used like, 10,000 times in 40 min, and her condescending tone just makes everything so painful to watch.

I haven’t even gotten up to her cooking yet, but I’ve heard so much about how she served up “Spaghetti in a bag”. Sounds awful, right? Well it’s all about marketing, people! I mean, if you called it “Fish En Papillote”, it sounds more fancy and french, right?

*Edit* So apparently Spaghetti in a Bag came from Lauren and Carmine, but why do I keep hearing it connected to Jessica’s name?! WHAT IS GOING ON WORLD?! *End of edit*


Well this is a super simple, foolproof way to cook dinner, and the best part is, if you’re having a dinner party, there’s not a billion pots and pans to coordinate. Just sit back with a glass of wine, and enjoy your time with your friends!

Fish En Papillote Recipe with Persian Flavours!
Serves 4
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 Salmon Fillets
  2. 150g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  3. 1.5 cup cooked rice*
  4. 1 tsp tumeric
  5. 1.5 tsp chopped dill
  6. 1 bunch broccolini
  7. Julienned snow peas
  8. Lemon and garlic olives, sliced
  9. Lemon juice and olive oil to taste
To serve
  1. Greek Yoghurt
  2. Sumac
  3. Chopped dill
  4. Lemon Juice to taste
  5. Olive Oil to taste
  6. 1 cucumber, diced
  7. 1 brown onion, peeled and diced
  8. 2 tomatoes, diced
  9. Salt and Pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat your oven to 180C.
  2. Mix the tumeric, dill, a touch of olive oil and lemon juice in with the cooked rice.
  3. Tear out 4 pieces of baking paper about 30 cm long, and divide the rice evenly.
  4. Top with vegetables, and a salmon fillet each.
  5. Arrange the olive slices on the salmon fillets, and fold to close.
  6. Place all the parcels on a baking tray and place in the oven for 10min, or till the salmon is done to your liking.
  7. Meanwhile, mix the chopped tomatoes, onion, cucumber, chopped dill, lemon juice and olive oil with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Sprinkle sumac on the yoghurt to finish.
  9. Serve parcels hot with tomato salad and sumac yoghurt on the side.
Notes
  1. *If you don't have cooked rice available, you can flavour the rice whilst cooking by placing tumeric, dill, salt to taste and a touch of olive oil in with the raw rice to boil.
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Oh and feel free to switch it up any way you like! Mix a little sesame oil with kochujang and sugar for a Korean take, or maybe miso butter and ponzu for a Japanese parcel. The moral of the story is, this is a super easy, versatile way to serve up a meal, and dare I say it, it’s ‘healthy’ too. XD.

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