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Steamed Sea Bream In Paper Parcels

Steamed sea bream in paper parcels is an easy, quick and healthy recipe to prepare that can be customized to ones preferences. Sea bream is a white fish rich in nutrients, but with a low caloric intake. Steamed in paper parcels, the sea bream is even healthier, but also very tasty.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
Keyword: easy fish recipe, fish parcels, seabream, steamed fish, steamed sea bream
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 488kcal
Author: YourFoodBuddy


  • 2 parchment paper sheets


  • 30 oz sea bream 2 small or medium fishes
  • 2 bell peppers small or medium
  • 1/2 lemon thinly sliced
  • 1 handful fresh parsley
  • 1 handful fresh dill
  • 2 sticks fresh rosemary
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil optional


  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp ground pepper


  • Clean the fish if necessary
  • Place fish on a large parchment paper sheet
  • Drizzle some olive oil onto the fish
  • Wash and slice the bell peppers and the lemon
  • Rub the spices all over the fish inside out
  • Stuff with herbs and sliced lemon and bell peppers strips
  • Top with more bell pepper strips and lemon
  • Fold over the ends of the paper sheets to enclose the fish and veggies filling
  • Place the parcels on a frying pan
  • Pour in 1/2 cup water into the frying pan and cover with a lid
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes on medium to low heat
  • Serve with pleasure


Calories: 488kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 77g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2761mg | Potassium: 409mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4833IU | Vitamin C: 169mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg