En Papillote Salmon Packages

En Papillote Salmon Packages Author: Canadian Living Credits: En Papillote Salmon Packages

  • Portion size 4 servings


  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 4 roasted red peppers drained and sliced
  • 4 salmon fillets (about 1-1/2 lb/750 g total)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Pernod
  • 2 tablespoons licorice flavoured liqueur
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 lemon wedges


Cut stalks off fennel. Cut fennel in half crosswise; remove core. Cut each half into 8 thin slices. Place 4 slices in centre of each of four 18-inch (45 cm) long piece of parchment paper or foil. Sprinkle with red peppers. Top with salmon.

In small bowl, combine oil, Pernod, garlic, parsley, lemon rind, salt and pepper; spoon over salmon. Fold long edges of paper together, overlapping to seal; securely; seal ends and fold toward middle.

Bake on baking sheet in 425°F (220°C) oven for about 15 minutes or until fish is opaque and flakes easily when tested with fork. Serve with lemon wedges.

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En Papillote Salmon Packages