Fish en Papillote

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Did anyone else eat pure garbage this entire holiday season??? Just me? Oh.

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I just feel like an absolute roley poley. I know I probably didn’t gain 27 pounds in the last two weeks, but it certainly feels like I got a little extra junk in all of my compartments.

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I’m going to the gym at least 5 times this week. This is not to confuse me, however, with the resolution folks you’ll be seeing at your local workout center.

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My 2016 exercise regimen is NOT a resolution, guys. It’s a promise. I, Rachel, solemnly swear to devote myself to having the most fleekin’ bod on the block. Because, as we all know, personalities fade, but looks are forever.

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As you can see,Β I’m dreaming really big in the new year.



Time: 1 hour (prep + cooking) | Serves: 3


  • 1 lb. of fresh cod
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced thin
  • 4-5 small red & yellow potatoes, peeled + cut in thin chunks
  • 1 tbsp. of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. of parsley
  • 3 tbsp. of dry white wine
  • 3 pads of butter
  • 1 tsp. of lemon pepper
  • S+P, to taste
  • Parchment Pepper

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • In a bowl, combine onion + fennel + potatoes + garlic + olive oil + S+P, set aside
  • Cut fish in 3 equal pieces + pat dry with a paper towel
  • Sprinkle each side with S+P + some lemon pepper
  • Lay out 3 pieces of parchment paper
  • Scoop some of the veggies onto the center of each parchment paper
  • Top with fish + some lemon juice + 1 tbsp. of white wine + 1 pad of butter + some parsley
  • Wrap up packets + place seam side down on a baking sheet
  • Bake for 25 minutes
  • Open up packets onto plates + carefully fork the contents of the packet onto the plate
  • Serve hot
  • Once finished, have a friend wrap you up in your parchment paper packetΒ so you can slurp the remaining juices



19 thoughts on “Fish en Papillote

    • Rachel says:

      Hahahaha I had 7 Reese’s for dessert the other night…… so I’m right there with you! The holidays are just torture with food. Tooooo many temptations!!!

      So easy & fun to do fish like this!

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