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Blue Fish with Oranges and Oregano Flowers in Cartoccio Recipe

Serves 4


  • 4 pieces blue fish fillet, 1-1/2 pounds total
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Segments and zest of 6 oranges
  • 1 cup oregano flowers, or other late summer herb flowers
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced paper thin
  • 2 bunches Italian parsley, finely chopped to yield 1/2 cup


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Cut 4 pieces parchment paper into 16-inch square pieces.
3. Grease each piece of parchment with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
4. Season blue fish with salt and pepper and place just right center of each piece of parchment.
5. Divide the orange segments, oregano flowers and red onion on top of the 4 blue fish fillets and sprinkle each with parsley.
6. Fold the left half of the parchment over and crimp the edges so that each is sealed.
7. Place on a cookie sheet=7F and bake for 10 minutes.
8. Remove and present still sealed to each guest.
9. Using a pair of scissors or a knife, open cartoccio and eat immediately.


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Main Ingredient:Seafood / Fish / Bluefish
Fruit / Orange
Course:Main Dish
Cuisine:European / Italian
Preparation Method:Baking

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