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How to Fold and Bake Fish In Parchment Paper

Baking fish in a parchment packet is a great technique for quick, delicious meals

Gary Junken
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Fine Cooking’s Web editor Sarah Breckenridge demonstrates how to create a neat parchment pouch for oven-steaming fish so it bakes up moist and flavorful.Baking fish in a parchment-paper pouch traps steam inside, producing moist, flaky fish—a quick, delicious choice for weeknight dinners. Creating the packet isn’t difficult, but it requires a particular shape and folding technique. Fine Cooking Web editor Sarah Breckenridge demonstrates how to fold the fillets inside a sheet of parchment paper to create a tight, neat packet.


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