Fish Cartoccio (Fish In A Bag)

Fish Cartoccio

Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: cartoccio, fish
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces Atlantic cod (80 grams each)
  • 2 whole white garlic cloves, sliced
  • 250 ml cherry tomatoes
  • 50 grams black olives (infornata)
  • 1 white onion, finely sliced
  • 4 pieces white baby potatoes
  • 1 piece fennel, finely sliced
  • 200 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 400 ml dry white wine
  • 10 leaves fresh basil
  • 1 sprigs fresh tarragon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place potatoes in a pot of cold water and boil until tender.
  • Remove from water, season with salt and set aside.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, cut cherry tomatoes in half, combine with the finely sliced fennel and black olives and drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a skillet sauté the white onion with the sliced garlic in olive oil at medium heat. Allow the onion and garlic to cook together until they reach a pale amber color.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the tomatoes and fennel bowl, incorporate the boiled potatoes sliced.
  • At this point adjust for seasoning and add fresh basil and tarragon.
  • Cut one square piece of parchment paper, place a small amount of vegetables tomato mixture in the center.
  • Add one piece of the skinless cod, seasoned with salt and pepper add the white wine and more olive oil.
  • Wrap the fish with the parchment paper creating a half-moon parcel, crimp the edges from one end to the next.
  • Set the fish parcel on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve with the paper to your guest.
  • As soon as it is at the table, with a pair of scissors, cut the top of the pouch and allow the aroma to escape.
  • Buon Appetito.

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Notes

Juice Pairing: Amore Your Tomato
Wine Pairing: Pinot Noir
Chef Notes: This dish is inspired by Anita preparing for the kids years ago and now adding a chef delectable flavor twist to it. Nice and easy to prepare, all the flavors are trapped in a beautiful parcel and gives your guest a WOW factor when presented.
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