Foods cooked “en papillote”—in a paper bag—emerge succulent and saturated with flavor. As they bake, the steam causes them to puff up and when you cut into them, you are rewarded with a cloud of aromatic steam-the perfect way to bring a little drama to the dinner table. Gremolata, a simple but delicious mixture of parsley, lemon zest, and garlic minced together, will work with anything from trout or sole fillets to mackerel or bluefish.
Love to Cook? Sign up for eletters today and get the latest from Fine Cooking plus special offers.
This recipe was great with 3/4 inch 0.5 lbs sea bass fillets cooked for ~ 13 minutes. Combine this with a Caesar salad recipe from Fine Cooking and a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc for a perfect Friday night dinner.
I did this with cod and the fish turned out very nicely - this is a great way to cook it. The gremolata didn't turn out as good, though - the lemon peel and garlic still tasted a little raw when the fish was cooked. Maybe if I do this again I'll cook the lemon and garlic down a little first.
Join Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking for its first-ever visit to Bologna, the culinary capital of Italy. Host Pete Evans meets Stefano Corvucci, founder of the Culinary Institute of Bologna,…View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras
© 2018 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fine Cooking may receive a percentage of sales for items purchased through links on this site, including Amazon Associates and other affiliate advertising programs.
Do you really want to delete the list, ?
This won't delete the recipes and articles you've saved, just the list.
This feature has been temporarily disabled during the beta site preview.
Add/Edit a private note for this recipeThis note is only visible to you.
Double CheckAre you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe?