Steelhead Mandarin in Parchment Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons, Mandarins
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This steelhead is moist with a delicate balance of sweet citrus, and briny olive. The parchment paper makes for an elegant presentation, too.


  • 1/4 cup green olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano, chopped
  • 6 green onions with green tops, chopped
  • 2 Sunkist® lemons, juiced
  • 3 Sunkist® gold nugget mandarin oranges, one zested, all peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 each steelhead filets, 6 ounce
  • 4 pieces parchment paper, 8" x 12" size

  • Preparation: preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place 2 baking sheets in oven.

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Combine olives, red bell pepper, oregano, mandarin zest and segments, half of green onions and lemon juice in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Lay out parchment paper. Divide half of green onion evenly on one half of each of the parchment sheets. Place a steelhead filet on each bed of green onions, season with salt and pepper. Top with orange mixture. Fold sheets of parchment over the top of fish. Fold the edges of the parchment together, making small overlapping folds along the edge to seal tightly.
  • Place packets on heated baking sheets. Bake 15 to 18 minutes. Transfer packets to individual plates.

  • To Serve: Make a slice in the middle of the packet and tear the apper open to reveal the fish!

Recipe courtesy of Fresh Ideas with Leigh Ann