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Parcels of fish fillet in spinach

Parcels of fish fillet in spinach

These parcels are made with small pieces of fish fillet, wrapped in a blanched spinach leaf and lightly fried in butter. They can be served with a salted white wine sabayon (as in the recipe of scallops with crunchy vegetables), a beurre blanc, a dash of olive oil with herbs, or any other sauce of your choice.

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Last modified on: March 18th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
2 hours 19 min.4 min.2 hours 23 min.
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Stage 1
1 hour 9 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #1 Prepare spinach, as indicated here, keeping the leaves as large as possible.
Stage 2
10 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #2 Cut 4 fillets fish in pieces of about 1.5 cm or ½ inch square.

It's easier to use rather thin fish fillets, instead of thick like whiting or cod.
Stage 3
5 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #3 With a brush, coat each piece with olive oil, salt and pepper.
Stage 4
5 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #4 Sprinkle each piece with lemon juice .
Stage 5
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #5 Turn pieces over, and do the same on the other side.
Stage 6
2 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #6 Put a spinach leaf in front of you, and put a fish piece in the middle.
Stage 7
2 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #7 Fold the leaf around the fish to wrap it.
Stage 8
1 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #8 Turn the parcel over, and put aside on a plate.
Stage 9
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #9 If the fish piece is a bit long, you can also roll it up in the leaf.
Stage 10
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #10 Then fold in the edges.
Stage 11
40 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #11 Continue in this way with all the fish pieces.

These can be made beforehand, even the day before, but the parcels should be kept refrigerated, under plastic film.
Stage 12
4 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #12 Prepare the sauce of your choice.

Heat serving plates.

Melt the knob of butter in a frying pan, then put in the parcels, with the top side downwards in the butter. Cook like that for 2 minutes, covered, then for two further minutes on the other side, uncovered.
Stage 13
5 min.
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach : Photo of step #13 Divide the parcels between the serving plates, add sauce and serve immediately.

Remarks

The only real difficulty in this recipe is to get enough big spinach leaves to roll up the fish pieces. Get the biggest you can when buying them.

For a diet recipe, serve the parcels just sprinkled with a little lemon juice, or a dash of olive oil. No beurre blanc...

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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