Trout en Papillote
Sounds a little pretentious? Not a bit of it; just a healthy and interesting
way to cook and present your trout.
En papillote simply means cooking in parchment. This simple super-healthy dish
both looks, and tastes great.
2 large carrots , cut into batons
3 celery sticks, cut into batons
1 tbsp olive oil
6 tbsp white wine vinegar
4 x 175g trout fillets
juice 1 lemon
Preparation and cooking times
Low-fat, Super healthy, Heart healthy, Dairy-free
Omega-3, 1 of 5-a-day
1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the carrots and celery in a pan
with the oil, sugar, wine, salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, tightly cover,
then cook for 10 mins until the vegetables are tender. Cool.
2. Cut four large sheets of baking parchment, about 35cm square. Divide the
vegetables between them and top each with a trout fillet. Scatter a few basil
leaves and a little lemon juice over each, then season the fish with a little
salt and pepper. Fold the paper in half and double fold all round to seal
in the fish, a bit like a pasty.
3. Put the parcels on two baking sheets and bake for 15-20 mins (depending
on the thickness of the fish). Serve in their paper with some steamed new