How to Make Mackerel en Papillote in Under 10 Minutes

by The Foodbox

"EN PAPILLOTE- A simple and easy cooking method in which food is cooked in a folded pouch." This dish takes less than 10 minutes, 7 ingredients, and an oven!


  • Parchment Paper
  • 1 Mackerel
  • ½ Sliced Red Onion
  • ½ Sliced Lemon
  • ½ Sliced Green Onions
  • 5 Cut Cherry Tomatoes
  • Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Drizzle of Soy Sauce
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    First, preheat oven at 350 degrees.

    Step 2

    You will need a piece of parchment paper large enough so all the ingredients will be able to fit and a baking sheet.

    Step 3

    Slice your red onions, lemon, green onions, and cherry tomatoes. Set aside.

    Step 4

    Place your slices of red onions on the bottom of the parchment paper.

    Step 5

    Place the slices of lemon on top.

    Step 6

    Add the green onions.

    Step 7

    Add the cut cherry tomatoes.

    Step 8

    Place the Mackerel in the center.

    Step 9

    Season the Mackerel with salt and pepper.

    Step 10

    Add a drizzle of soy sauce.

    Step 11

    Squeeze half a lemon on top.

    Step 12

    Add the rest of your green onions on top.

    Step 13

    Fold over and crimp the parchment paper edges so no steam is let out.

    Step 14

    Place in the oven for no longer than 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

    Step 15

    Once the Mackerel is done, cool for 5 minutes. Then cut open the parchment paper.

    Step 16