En papillote refers to food baked inside a wrapping of parchment paper. It's a great way to cook fish because the fish stays moist and tender. If you don't have parchment paper, you can use a sheet of foil.
Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005
1. Preheat oven to 400°.
2. Cut 2 (15 x 13-inch) rectangles of parchment paper; fold each rectangle in half lengthwise. Place parchment sheets on an ungreased baking sheet, and open out flat.
3. Place 1 fillet on half of each parchment sheet near the crease. Place 6 tomato halves, cut sides down, on 1 side of each fillet; place squash and zucchini slices alternately on other side of each fillet. Sprinkle fish with cheese, green onions, salt, and pepper. Drizzle vinaigrette over fish.
4. Fold paper edges over to seal securely; cut off open corners to make a half-moon. Starting with rounded edge of fold, pleat and crimp edges of parchment to make an airtight seal. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until packets are puffed.
5. Place packets on individual serving plates. Cut an opening in the top of each packet, and fold paper back. Serve immediately.
carbo rating: 6
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