Fish in Foil
Submitted by: Molly
2 rainbow trout fillets
1 tablespoon Olive oil
2 teaspoons garlic salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Rinse fish, and pat dry. Rub fillets with Olive oil, and season with garlic salt and black pepper. Place each fillet on a large sheet of aluminum foil. Top with jalapeno slices, and squeeze the juice from the ends of the lemons over the fish. Arrange lemon slices on top of fillets. Carefully seal all edges of the foil to form enclosed packets. Place packets on baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the size of fish. Fish is done when it flakes easily with a fork. Yields: 2 servings.

Light and Spicy Fish
Submitted by: Molly
2 (6 ounce) fillets red snapper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/4 cup picante sauce
1/2 lime, juiced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place a sheet of aluminum foil onto a baking sheet, and grease lightly. Place fillets onto the foil, and sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Spoon picante sauce over fillets, and squeeze lime juice over the top. Bring the sides of the foil together, and fold the seam to seal in the fish. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yields: 2 servings.

Pan-Poached Alaskan Salmon Piccata
Submitted by: Molly
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
2 (4 ounce) fillets salmon
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons capers
ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Bring water and lemon juice to a boil in medium-sized skillet. Stir in chicken bouillon granules. Reduce heat to a simmer and place salmon fillets in pan. Cover and simmer over low heat, 10 minutes per inch of thickness, measured at thickest part; or until fish flakes when tested with a fork. Remove salmon from pan; keep salmon warm. Boil remaining liquid in the skillet until it is reduced to approximately 1/4 cup. Whisk in butter and stir in capers. Spoon sauce over fish. Season with pepper and sprinkle with parsley. Yields: 2 servings.

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