Best Salmon Papillote Recipe

Salmon Papillote

If you love salmon, then chances are you will enjoy making a Salmon Papilla Recipe too! A simple and yet delicious Salmon En Papillote Recipe which look refined, but is actually so easy you could have it on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes! Salmon has been loved by many for centuries, and while it is not exactly a popular fish in the United States, in France it is and they like to dine on it every day.

Health Benefits of Salmon & Yellow Peppers

Salmon is rich in essential fatty acids and yellow peppers are rich in the antioxidant nutrient, beta-carotene.

Salmon Papillote Recipe Ingredients 

  1. 25ml / 1½ tbsp sunflower oil
  2. 2 yellow (bell) peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
  3. 4cm / 1½in fresh root ginger, peeled and finely shredded
  4. 1 large fennel bulb, finely sliced, feathery tops chopped and reserved
  5. 1 fresh green chili, seeded and finely shredded
  6. 2 large leeks, cut into 10cm / 4in lengths and shredded lengthways
  7. 30ml / 2 tbsp snipped chives
  8. 10ml / 2 tsp light soy sauce
  9. 6 portions salmon fillet, each weighing 150-175g / 5-6oz, skinned
  10. 10ml / 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  11. salt and freshly ground black pepper

Salmon En Papillote Recipe Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the yellow peppers, ginger and fennel for about 5 minutes, until they are softened but have not browned.
  2. Add the chili and shredded leeks and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Stir in half the chives and the soy sauce with seasoning to taste. Set aside to cool.
  3. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.
  4. Cut six 35cm/14in circles of baking parchment or foil.
  5. Divide the vegetable mixture among the six circles and place a portion of salmon on each pile of vegetables.
  6. Drizzle with toasted sesame oil and sprinkle with the remaining snipped chives and the chopped fennel tops. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Fold the paper or foil over to enclose the fish, rolling and twisting the edges together to seal the parcels.
  8. Place the parcels on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, until the parcels are puffed up and, if made with paper, lightly browned.
  9. Transfer the parcels to warmed individual plates and serve.

Salmon Papillote Nutritional Facts :

  1. Energy  333kcals/1386kJ
  2. Protein   29.1g
  3. Fat, total   22g
  4. saturated fat   3.8g
  5. Carbohydrate   5g
  6. of which sugars   4.6g
  7. Fiber   2.7g 

Salmon Papillote Recipe

Salmon Papillote Recipe
Finally, the good thing about this recipe is that while there are a variety of different types of salmon available, this recipe uses the classic type which is white fish and works perfectly with this recipe. This recipe is extremely easy to follow, and if you follow it correctly, you will have something wonderful that you and your family can enjoy.

This recipe serves up to 6.

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