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Mahi Mahi en Papillote (Asian-Style Paper Wrapped Fish)

By laurasrecipes |

This fresh and nutritious dish is healthy and ideal for a summer evening. My friend, Chef David Wells is the king of creating wholesome, seasonal recipes using the finest ingredients. In this post, he shares step-by-step instructions for making a beautiful paper wrapped fish that is light and elegant.

Mahi Mahi en Papillote (Asian-Style Paper Wrapped Fish) – The Recipe

Yield: Six Portions

Prep time: 60 minutes

Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

Equipment Needed:

  • Parchment Paper
  • Sheet pan(Baking Pan)


  • 6 Pieces Parchment cut into hearts see illustration
  • 2 T melted butter
  • 6, 6-8 ounce portions Mahi Mahi fillet
  • 2 large Carrots, julienned
  • 2 Stalks celery, julienned
  • 9 Snow peas julienned
  • 9 shittake mushrooms stemmed and slice thin(optional)
  • 1 leek julienned
  • 1 ½  “ chunk ginger, julienned
  • 1 ½ “ chunk lemongrass, cut into thin strips
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced on a bias
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1T sesame seeds
  • Kosher or sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Click on photo gallery for step-by-step recipe instructions.

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Mahi Mahi en Papillote (Asian-Style Paper Wrapped Fish)

Paper Wrapped Mahi Mahi

The finished dish....

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Laura Levy is the owner of the marketing and PR/media company Gourmet Media Group. She is the food writer behind the popular website Laura', and was previously a contributor to Babble's Food channel. She resides in Colorado with her family.

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