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Cod papillotes with lime and quinoa

Cod papillotes with lime and quinoa

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Full of freshness and fragrant, this recipe for cod papillotes with lime and quinoa is delicious.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 4 cod fillets
  • 25 cl of fresh cream
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 courgette
  • 1/2 pepper yellow
  • 20 Cherry tomatoes red and yellow
  • 1 tsp. tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt pepper
  • 250 g of quinoa
  • 1 liter of vegetable broth
  • 15 g semi-salted butter

Read also: health benefits and virtues of quinoa

Cod papillotes with lime and quinoa

For the cod and lime papillotes:

- Preheat the oven to 165 ° C (th.5-6).

- Wash the lime and remove a few zest.

- Wash and grate the half zucchini and cut the half pepper into small pieces.

- In a bowl, mix the cream with the lemon zest. Season.

- Oil the inside of 4 sheets of parchment paper with a brush. In the center, place the cod fillet, cover with the cream and zest mixture.

Arrange the vegetables on the fish. Add a few cherry tomatoes and

close the papillotes.

- Bake and cook for 20 minutes.

For the quinoa:

- Cook the quinoa in the vegetable broth for 10 minutes, rinse.

- In a sauté pan, brown the quinoa in the foamy butter.

- Serve the papillote accompanied by the quinoa.

Wellness and quinoa


A round seed coming from America, it is often called the "rice of the Incas". Quinoa is a pseudo-cereal since it belongs to the chenopodiaceae family (same family as that of beets and spinach). Quinoa is easily digestible, gluten-free but rich in minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium and iron, as well as vitamins. Its protein intake (between 16 to 18%) and its composition of essential amino acids allows this seed to be eaten as a single dish. In our diet, it replaces dishes consisting of rice, semolina or pasta.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: C. Herlédan

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