Fish with Peppers in Paper Parcels

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by WaterMelon

Posted on request, for en papillote (packet) dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C Heat oil in frying pan and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until soft (3-5mins).
  2. Add garlic and peppers, fry until tender but not browned.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and herbs.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Cut 4 rounds of parchment paper/aluminium foil, each the size to wrap a fillet comfortably (may use a large dinner plate as template).
  7. Put a spoonful of the pepper mixture on bottom half of each paper/foil.
  8. Set a piece of fillet on top.
  9. Spoon remaining pepper mixture on top of each fillet.
  10. Scatter cheese on top.
  11. Fold the paper/foil over the fish (forming a semi-circle).
  12. Seal parcels by folding the edges several times.
  13. Set parcels on baking sheet.
  14. Bake for 20-25mins, until the fish is cooked (flesh will flake easily when tested with fork).
  15. If you use paper, you can serve the fish in the parcels.
  16. Remove foil before serving, if using.

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