Basic Lemon and Herb Fish en Papillote - Cooking fish en papillote (I use foil) is awesome - easiest clean up ever! Plus, if you make some extra gremolata for this particular recipe, you can mix it with lemon juice, olive oil, and a touch of dijon for a great vinaigrette for your salad.... a whole meal in minutes
If you've yet to try out cooking en papillote (in a parchment pouch), hop on it. This method might sound intimidating thanks to its French name, but it's virtually foolproof (the contents of the pouch gently steam in the oven). Moreover, it requires very little cleanup (just recycle the parchment paper when you're done — no scrubbing of pans needed). Keep reading for 13 recipes that use this method — do note that some utilize foil instead of parchment; the method and results are very…
Fish Puttanesca in Parchment. Cooking fish en papillote results in moist, tender fillets and is also very healthy because it requires minimal butter or oil. You can place the packets right onto plates, or serve atop rice pilaf or farro, to soak up the delicious juices.
If you like to cook, you're also probably constantly cleaning your kitchen. If you're a home cook who appreciates meals that require minimal cleanup or don't use a lot of dishes, parchment paper is about to become your best friend. Cooking in parchment paper, or en papillote, is a simple, fast, and healthy technique. It works particularly well with mild white fish like cod.
From pesto salmon and veggies cooked in foil to lemon, garlic chicken baked in parchment, if you hate doing the dishes these parcel-wrapped recipes are the easy, fuss free way to do impressive dinners without the mess. Plus, with flaky fish and nutritious veggie sides in the mix, this cooking hack won’t compromise health. Big on flavour but low on washing up, simply wrap the ingredients before baking in the oven for a no clean-up meal ideal for those busy weeknights.