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Cod en Papillote with Asparagus, Ginger, and Sesame

Cod en Papillote with Asparagus, Ginger, and Sesame
  • dinner
  • entrée
  • 2-3 servings
  • 18 minutes

Recipe by 10 Day Health Challenge.


  • 2 cod fillets (10-12 oz. total)
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, ends cut off
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 T chopped basil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 inch of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 T tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 t sesame oil
  • Cracked black pepper and salt to taste
  • Sesame seeds and sliced scallions for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut two pieces of parchment paper into 12 inch circles, fold down the center and place on a baking sheet.
  2. Place half of the asparagus along one side of the fold. Place a piece of cod over the asparagus and half of the other ingredients on the fish. Repeat with the other parchment paper.
  3. Meanwhile, make the parsnip puree. Place the parsnips in a small pot and cover with water. Boil for 5 minutes, or until they are soft and easily pierced with a fork. Drain the water.
  4. Fold the parchment paper in half and curl in the sides so the packet it sealed.
  5. Bake on the baking sheet for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve over a cooked grain or cauliflower “rice” and garnish with more sesame seeds.

Serves 2

Recipe by 10 Day Health Challenge.

Recipe photo by Rosa Delgado.

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