Healthy steamed fish and vegetable parcels

This delicious fish parcels recipe is an easy way to serve delicious, light fish for a simple dinner.

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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This recipe and more delicious healthy recipes can be found in our book, Detox Diet.


  • 2 medium carrots (240g), cut into matchsticks
  • 2 medium zucchini (240g), cut into matchsticks
  • 4 x 200g (6½oz) skinless firm white fish fillets
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • lemon cheeks, to serve


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
  • 2
    Divide carrots and zucchini evenly among four 30cm (12in) baking paper squares. Place fish on vegetables; drizzle with juice. Fold ends and sides of paper to enclose fish (secure parcel with kitchen string, if necessary).
  • 3
    Place parcels on an oven tray; bake for 15 minutes or until fish is just cooked.
  • 4
    Top fish with dill; season. Serve with lemon cheeks.


Any firm fish fillets can be used, such as red mullet, murray cod or queenfish.
Serve with roasted smashed potatoes, if you like.

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