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Fish Parcels

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Do not fear when you have to impress a crowd. This fish parcels recipe is a lifesaver. Use the freshest of fish available to get the most amazing fish parcels. This recipe is never going to fail as a main dish. I challenge you to give me a better recipe for this dish.
  Butter 20 Milliliter (1 1/2 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Potatoes 2 , peeled and thinly sliced
  Tomatoes 2 , sliced
  Green pepper 1 , seeded and sliced
  Fresh fish fillets 6
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  White wine 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Fresh chives 15 Milliliter, chopped (1 Tablespoon)
  Chives 15 Milliliter, chopped (1 Tablespoon)
  Cornstarch 20 Milliliter, mixed (1 1/2 Tablespoon)
  Water 40 Milliliter (2 1/2 Tablespoon)

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C)
2 Lightly oil six pieces of aluminum foil (or microwave-proof plastic wrap).

3 In a pan, melt butter.
4 Add onion and fry until transparent (or microwave together on HIGH 2 minutes).
5 Add potatoes, tomatoes and green pepper and stir for 1 minute (or microwave on HIGH 45 seconds).
6 Place a piece of fish on each piece of prepared foil and spoon mixed vegetables on top.
7 Sprinkle with lemon juice, wine and chives.
8 Fold foil around the fish mixture to make a parcel.
9 Arrange in a baking dish.
10 Bake for 30 minutes (or microwave on HIGH 8-10 minutes, checking to see when fish is cooked).
11 Carefully make a small hole in the foil and pour off liquid into a pan.
12 Stir cornstarch paste into the fish liquid.
13 Heat until sauce thickens (or combine fish juices and cornstarch paste and microwave on HIGH 2 minutes.)

14 In individual serving dishes arrange the fish parcels, partially opened and pass the sauce in a separate bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.5%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106.4 mg35.5%

Sodium 141.4 mg5.9%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.8%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 29 g57.7%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 77.5%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fish Parcels Recipe