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I told N I’d make salmon for dinner. Which of course to him meant I would make my usual salmon and cous cous en papillote. But I decided to make something different tonight. I knew he would be a little disappointed but if I don’t try something new how on earth am I meant to find blog posts to write! So I tried my luck. I decided not to veer to far from the standard meal and I still made the fish ‘en papillote’ so that poor N wouldn’t have a shock. The result was pretty good with fresh and crisp flavours. N’s big thumbs up sign and grin on his face when he tucked in was just the validation I needed.
Salmon en papillote
(Serves 2 | total prep and cooking time 30 mins)
– 2 boneless salmon fillets
– handful of olives
– 2 spring onions – sliced
– 6 small cloves of garlic peeled but left whole
– 2 vine ripened a tomatoes – chopped
– 4 lemon wedges
– black pepper
– tablespoon of olive oil
– preheat the oven to 180 degrees fan
– cut a large piece of baking paper
– place the salmon fillets in the centre and drizzle over the olive oil and black pepper
– scatter the garlic, spring onions, tomatoes, lemon wedges and olives on top of the fish
– fold up the paper and twist the edges to make a sealed bag
– place in the oven for 20/25 mins.