How to Make Salmon En Papillote

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How to Make Salmon En Papillote

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Things To Grab

  • Parchment paper
  • Kitchen scissors
  • Large baking sheet

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    "En Papillote" means "in paper." It's a type of cooking method that gets its name from steaming inside parchment paper.

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    1. Cut out a large piece of parchment paper and fold in half. Cut into a heart shape.

    2. Place salmon close to the fold on the paper. Season with dill, parsley, salt, pepper, and a splash of white wine or lemon juice.

    3. Top fish with lemon slices and two thin slices of Hy-Vee unsalted butter.

    4. To close the packet, tightly fold the curved edge. Slightly tent paper over the salmon. Place salmon packets on a large baking sheet.

    5. Bake for 15 minutes at 425 degrees. Serve pouches on plates, allowing each person to open their own Salmon En Papillote.