Fish in Foil Recipe
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Fish in Foil Recipe

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This fish recipe is a favorite of folks here at our summer guest ranch. Family and friends also like the fact that it's nutritious as well as flavorful.—Bill Davis, Casper, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 halibut steak (6 ounces)
  • 4 medium mushrooms
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup diet Mountain Dew
  • Crushed pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 205 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 vegetable.


  1. Place fish in the center of a 20-in. x 14-in. piece of heavy-duty foil. Place mushrooms, tomatoes, lemon and green pepper around fish. Fold edges of oil up; pour soda over fish. Fold foil to seal tightly.
  2. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Sprinkle with pepper. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Fish in Foil in Taste of Home April/May 1997, p12

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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jsgoldn User ID: 6355243 19665
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

"We couldn't make out the flavor the Mountain Dew was supposed to add. Just tasted like baked halibut."

mihler User ID: 5462429 201951
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2010

"Excellent but simple food without too much time."

whateverfood User ID: 1336157 43163
Reviewed May. 11, 2009

""En Papillote", eh?  Parchment paper leaves no metallic taste, although foil accomplishes the process."

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