Super easy weeknight dinner idea, lemony foil envelope fish


Planning dinner for the week and looking for a quick and easy meal? Add Brenda Clark’s Foil Wrapped Fish to your menu! We loved this technique for preparing the recipe. The fish turned out perfectly light and tender, and the added hint of lemon was delicious.

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Submitted by: Brenda Clark, Houston, TX (Pop. 2.1million)

Foil Envelope Fish

What You Need

1/2 green pepper, thinly sliced

1 green onion, sliced

Salt to taste

1 lb fresh fish filets

1/2 tomato, sliced

1/2 tbsp basil

1 white pepper

3 slices lemon

Aluminum foil


Cut aluminum foil into 12 x 16

inch rectangle.

Place green pepper, tomato and green onion on lower half of foil sheet.

Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon basil, salt and pepper.

Place fish on vegetables.

Sprinkle with remaining basil, salt and pepper.

Top with lemon slices.

Fold upper half of foil over fish and vegetables.

Double fold edges of foil to make a tight 1/2 inch seal.

Place foil envelope on baking sheet and bake at 450 F for 15 minutes or until envelope puffs.

To serve, cut an ”X” in top of envelope and fold foil back.

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