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 (0g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 34g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 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 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 201951
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2010

"Excellent but simple food without too much time."

whateverfood 43163
Reviewed May. 11, 2009

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

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