Talapia and Vegetable Packets

Tried this and loved it. A little time consuming but well worth it.

Talapia and Vegetable Packets

Photo by Maria W.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 4

    Cups baby spinach

  • 4

    Talapia fillets (6 to 7 oz each)

  • 8

    Teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 8

    oz thin asparagus, trimmed and cut (2" long)

  • 4

    Teaspoons capers

  • 4

    Teaspoons minced shallots

  • 2

    Teaspoons fresh thyme leaves

  • 1

    Teaspoon salt

  • 1

    Teaspoon pepper

  • 8 to 12

    thin slices lemon

Directions

1. Place oven rack in center of oven. Heat oven to 425 F You'll need a rimmed baking pan and 4 pieces of parchment paper or nonstick foil (each about 16" long) 2. To make each packet: Place 1 cup spinach in center of parchment. Tope with a tilapia fillet. Brush fish with 1 tsp of olive oil. Scatter 1/2 cup of asparagus on and around fish. Scatter 1 tsp each of shallots and capers, and 1/2 tsp of thyme over top. Drizzle with 1 tsp of oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top fish with 2 or 3 slices of lemon. 3. Bring long ends of paper together and fold down three times to make a seam. Place on baking pan and tuck ends underneath. Repeat to make 4 packets. 4. Bake 15 minutes till packets are puffed. Open 1 packet to test doneness. If fish isn't opaque at center, refill packet and return to oven. Check again after 5 minutes.


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