Baked Seafood in Parchment
Recipe type: main dish
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  • Boneless fresh fish fillet (thick cut cod, mahi-mahi, or snapper)
  • Sea Scallops
  • Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Fresh thyme sprigs
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Olives (optional)
  • Butter
  • Sea Salt & Pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut fish fillets into individual serving sizes and place on a piece of parchment paper.
  3. Place 4 sea scallops next to the fish.
  4. Place 2 olives with the seafood (optional)
  5. Sprinkle fish and scallops with a pinch of sea salt and pepper.
  6. Lay 1 or 2 sprigs of thyme on the fish.
  7. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and add a pat of butter.
  8. Fold parchment paper in half, then fold edges of paper tightly over itself to create a folded seam.
  9. Continue around until you have created a package and tuck end underneath.
  10. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. (Thicker cut fish might need 12 minutes).
  11. Serve immediately.
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