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    Salmon En Papillote

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    Sydney Mike's Note:

    This recipe comes from Pillsbury Classic Cookbooks, #279, May 2004, 'fish & Chicken.' Haven't made it yet, but it sounds too good not to pass along!

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400 degrees F, then cut four 15" rounds of parchment paper. Fold each in half, then unfold & lightly brush 1/2 tsp oil onto each parchment round to within 1" of the edge.
    2. 2
      Arrange potato slices evenly on half of each parchment round, & sprinkle with half of the salt & pepper.
    3. 3
      Put salmon on top of that, & sprinkle the remaining salt & pepper, before doing a final top-off with the carrots, tomatoes & 2 herb sprigs.
    4. 4
      To seal each packet, fold untopped side of parchment round over the topped side. Fold open edge over several times, folding & twisting until packet is completely sealed. Place packets on ungreased cookie sheet.
    5. 5
      Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes, depending on the thickness of the filets. Carefully unwrap 1 packet to check if fish flakes easily with fork. If not done, re-wrap & continue baking.
    6. 6
      Remove packets from oven & let stand 5 minutes before serving.
    7. 7
      Place packets on individual serving plates, then cut an X-shaped slit in the top of each packet. Carefully tear back the paper to serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 03, 2009


      Thanks for a great light dinner. I thought this tasted good - maybe it is the herb choice. We use Pike Place Fish Market's World Famous "Our Own Rub" - on all our salmon. It has brown sugar, paprika, cilantro, garlic, pepper, onion, salt, fennel and some other secret stuff. The salmon was about half frozen so I cooked this for 30 minutes. This made a nice broth in the bottom. I might add more tomato next time.

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    • on September 18, 2009


      We enjoyed this dish but next time I think I'll leave out the tomatoes. I used tarragon for the herbs and basil would probably have been a better choice. But all in all a very good and simple dinner! Thanks for sharing!

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    • on April 23, 2008


      Lovely choice for dinner tonight! Although I did think that for my preference next time I will parcook the veggies (particularly the carrot) so that I don't have to cook the salmon too long as I rather it medium rare. I used some sliced lemon on top as well as others suggested that it might need a bit more flavour. Also used dried dill and one tomato per fish. Served with sauteed spinach (mixed in the seeds from the tomatoes!) and herbed mayonnaise. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Salmon En Papillote

    Serving Size: 1 (317 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 256.4
    Calories from Fat 58
    Total Fat 6.4 g
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    Cholesterol 59.1 mg
    Sodium 395.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 23.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
    Sugars 3.7 g
    Protein 25.6 g

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