Surprise your family tonight with this gift-like meal. The seafood and vegetables are cooked en papillote — inside a parchment paper package — until moist and tender. At the table, your loved ones open the packets to discover a delectable and succulent dinner.
Feel free to get creative with the recipe: this healthy cooking technique is ideal for all types of fish, chicken, and vegetables. To learn how it's done, read more. Ingredients 2 cups sliced leeks (2 large) Directions Serves 4.
Shrimp and Scallops en Papillote
4 large sprigs fresh thyme
1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard
2 tablespoons dry white wine
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
12 sea scallops
8 peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
1 cup julienned carrot (2 medium)
1 cup julienned zucchini or sweet pepper strips (1 small)
4 teaspoons butter, melted
4 slices lemon
2 cups sliced leeks (2 large)