Whoa. I am in a total haze today. This is why I set my alarm every day and wake up at the same time even though I don’t necessarily have any place to go. I need that kind of consistency in my life. Today I actually DO have some place to go, but that didn’t stop me from accidentally turning off my alarm then accidentally sleeping too late today. Good thing I have my trusty sidekick coffee with me. Sometimes people ask me how I get so much done each day. Coffee. Pure and simple. Now that I think of it, that’s another reason not to have a baby. I would probably face some pretty nasty caffeine withdrawls.
I digress. Back to the food shall we? Thankfully these photos were already edited so I (hopefully) won’t be late to my appointment today. A while back I got some of these Paper Chef cooking bags. I’d been wanting to try En Papillote (in paper) cooking for a while. I’ve seen it on TV many times, and thought it looked pretty cool and simple. Guess what? It was! I did a pretty traditional recipe here, but now my brain is whirling over what other things I could cook in a bag. Any suggestions?
Tilapia En Papillote recipe adapted from Food.com
- 4 tilapia fillets
- Salt and pepper
- 1 bunch baby carrots
- 1 bunch of asparagus
- thinly sliced lemon rounds
- 3/4 teaspoon Mrs. Dash seasoning mix
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 pieces Paper Chef cooking bags
- fresh dill sprigs
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Season the tilapia filets with salt and pepper. Place the tilapia against the fold in the Paper Chef bag and top with lemon slices and dill. Stack with fresh vegetables. Sprinkle with Mrs. Dash and wine. Dot with butter.
- Roll up the end of the bags sealing them shut.
- Place on a baking tray and cook for 20 – 25 minutes, or until the fish is flaky and cooked through.