Paper Wrapped Fish (Asian Variation)

Yield: Six Portions
Prep time: 60 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
Ingredients:

  • 6 Pieces Parchment cut into hearts
  • 2 T melted butter
  • 6, 6-8 ounce portions Mahi Mahi fillet
  • 2 large Carrots, julienned
  • 2 Stalks celery, julienned
  • 9 Snow peas julienned
  • 9 shittake mushrooms stemmed and slice thin(optional)
  • 1 leek julienned
  • 1 ½“ chunk ginger, julienned
  • 1 ½“ chunk lemongrass, cut into thin strips
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced on a bias
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1T sesame seeds
  • Kosher or sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Cut Parchment into giant hearts see illustration.
  3. Lay out parchment and brush melted butter onto hearts evenly.
  4. Try doing three at a time as they will take up a lot surface area.
  5. Place fish down onto center of one side of parchment heart.
  6. Lay down ginger, lemongrass, sesame seeds and scallions on either side of fish fillet.
  7. Evenly distribute vegetables over fish fillet.
  8. Drizzle lemon juice over vegetables.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Fold over other side of parchment and continue to fold over small creased sections as illustrated.
  11. Bake for 15-20 minutes until paper is golden and fish is making a tzzsssss sound.