deliciously spicy papillote

This is a deliciously spicy recipe for a modern papillote. "Papillote" is the french term for parchment. It is a method of cooking in which food is put into a folded pouch and then baked. The pouch can be made from parchment paper, aluminum foil or even a paper bag. The pouch creates steam and it cooks everything inside. It is a very healthy and delicious way to eat! 

Makes 5 portions


5 ea squares of foil, or parchment paper

5 ea  fish fillets (use your favorite ex: cod, tilapia, halibut)
2 ea  zucchini sliced 
1/2     yellow onion, thinly sliced
20 ea cherry tomatoes 
2 ea carrots, thinly sliced
2 ea lemons, thinly sliced
Fresh thyme springs
olive oil
Salsa Maya


1. Cut foil, or parchement paper into medium sized rectangles [ big enough for the fillets and ingredients to fit inside ]
2. Season fish and place in the center of paper
3. Spread desired Salsa Maya on the fish [ 1 tbsp recommended ]
4. Evenly spread out zucchini, onion, carrots and tomatoes to all of the fillets
5. Add 2 slices of lemon to each fish fillet pouch and a small spring of thyme
6. Drizzle with olive oil
7. Fold foil or parchment paper and remember to seal the sides
8. Put on a sheet tray and bake on a 400 F oven for 20 minutes