Lemon & Garlic Tilapia with Zucchini & Pepper "en papillote"
2 tilapia fillets1/4 small onion, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, thinly sliced1 small zucchini, julienned
1 small red bell pepper, julienned2 lemons- I juiced, 1 sliced
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
For each fillet, cut a sheet of parchment paper (you can also use aluminum foil) twice the size of the fish fillet.
Lay one fish fillet in the middle of the parchment paper. Layer the 1/2 the onion slices, 1/2 the garlic slices, 1/2 of the zucchini, 1/2 of the red bell pepper, & 1-2 lemon slices on top of the fillet. Juice 1/2 lemon & drizzle a little extra virgin olive oil & salt & pepper over the fillet & veg.
For the "FOLD"- Take one side of the parchment paper LENGTH-WISE & half it (fold it) over the other side. WIDTH-WISE- Fold in the sides to create a little "package".
Bake "en papillote" on a baking sheet for 30 minutes. Remove the fish from the oven. Remove or serve in the packet but be careful to avoid the steam when opening.