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Flounder Baked in Parchment Paper

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet, about 2 tablespoons tomatoes, and about 2 tablespoons green onions)
"Opening the parchment package at the table is dramatic and lots of fun." -Carolyn Gedutis, Chelsea, MA

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) flounder fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 large lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 171
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 2.2 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.4 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 32.9 g
  • carbohydrate 3.7 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 82 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 439 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

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  2. Cut a (36-inch-long) piece of parchment paper. Fold in half crosswise; open. Place fillets, slightly overlapping, in the center of right half of paper. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with ginger, lemon, tomatoes, and onions.

  3. Fold paper; seal edges with narrow folds. Slide packet onto a baking sheet; lightly coat packet with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until browned. Place on a platter; cut open.