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Sesame Cod en Papillote with Ginger and Scallions

  • 5 min
    Prep Time
  • 15 min
    Total Time
  • 4 people
  • 243 per 1 serving


  • 4 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons Pacific Foods® Organic Chicken Stock, Unsalted
  • 1 medium lemon, grated
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated peeled ginger root
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice powder
  • 4 parchment paper squares
  • 8 ounces organic baby spinach
  • 1 1/4 uncooked cod, cut into 4 evenly sized pieces


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 450°F. Stir the sesame oil, stock, lemon zest, salt, ginger and 5-spice powder in a bowl. 

  • Step 2

    Place the parchment paper on a work surface. Divide the spinach among the parchment squares (mound in the center). Top each with 1 piece fish. Spoon the stock mixture over the fish. 

  • Step 3

    Fold the parchment over to enclose the fish and fold the seams tightly to seal. Place the packets onto a baking sheet. 

  • Step 4

    Bake for 10 minutes or until the fish is done.  Open the packets carefully, the steam will be hot. Serve with sliced green onion and chopped cilantro sprinkled over the fish, if desired.

Calories 243
Total Fat 14 g
Sat. Fat 2.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Sodium 560 mg
Total Carb 1 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugar 0 g
Protein 24 g
Vitamin D 6 %DV
Calcium 7 %DV
Iron 12 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.