Black Cod with Olives and Potatoes in Parchment

60 mins (prep 30)
10 ingredients
makes 8 servings
A favorite Barese recipe (often named for San Nicola, the guardian saint of sailors), these little packets seal in the fish and vegetable juices, with the potato slices insulating the fish from the heat of the oven and the olives and lemon slices emphasizing its bright flavors.

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  • 1/2 pound small yukon gold potatoes
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons finely chopped oregano, divided
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons fine sea salt, divided
  • 8 (5-ounce) pieces skinless black cod, pacific cod, or haddock fillet (about 1 inch thick), any bones removed
  • 1 lemon, very thinly sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata-style black olives, pitted and cut into slivers
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • equipment: an adjustable-blade slicer; 8 (12- to 15-inch) squares of parchment paper; kitchen string


Serving Size (30.64 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 118.29 Calories from Fat 109.8
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.2g 150.14%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 67.87%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 109.75mg 36.58%
Total Carbohydrate 2.85g 7.59%
Dietary Fiber 1.2 g 38.49%
Sugars 0.1 g %
Protein 0.45g 7.25%
Vitamin A 82.81IU% Vitamin C 0.97mg%
Calcium 47.61mg% Iron 1.27mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
small yukon gold potatoes, plus, finely chopped, fine sea salt, flat-leaf parsley leaves, an


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