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    16 Parchment-Wrapped Dinners For People Who Hate Dishes

    Zero guilt. Zero dishes.

    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    Cooking in parchment paper packets, aka "en papillote", is a long-standing French technique. These recipes are perfect make-ahead dinners you can pop in the oven for a mess-free meal anytime (although you should cook fish recipes no more than one day after prepping, and chicken no more than two).

    Tin foil can be substituted for any of these recipes, but parchment is the classic choice. Foil sometimes reacts with the acid in foods (like marinades), which can make the food taste off. Learn how to pull off the classic "en papillote" fold below, and get your crimp on with these 16 recipes!

    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    1. Mango-Ginger Boneless Chicken Breasts in Parchment

    http://jellytoastblog.com/ginger-mango-chicken-en-papillote/
    http://jellytoastblog.com/ginger-mango-chicken-en-papillote/

    This recipe adds serious flavor to (sometimes sad) boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Sweet mango, spicy jalapeño and fresh ginger steam this chicken in a flavor-packed pouch.

    Get the recipe here.

    2. Parchment-Baked Salmon With Miso Butter

    wildgreensandsardines.com

    This recipe uses a secret ingredient (miso butter) to steam salmon in a savory sauna of umami goodness. Bonus: The parchment packet keeps your house from smelling like fish.

    Get the recipe here.

    3. Spring Vegetables and Potatoes Baked in Parchment

    http://diethood.com/spring-vegetables-potatoes-baked-parchment
    http://diethood.com/spring-vegetables-potatoes-baked-parchment

    Unwrap a rainbow of veggies that coincidentally are Whole-30-friendly after just 18 minutes in the oven.

    Get the recipe here.

    4. Greek Fish in Parchment

    http://thewanderlustkitchen.com/greek-fish-en-papillote/
    http://thewanderlustkitchen.com/greek-fish-en-papillote/

    Healthy, flavorful and ready in 20 minutes.

    Get the recipe here.

    5. Chicken and Vegetables in Parchment

    Via marthastewart.com

    Opening this present is like unwrapping a burst of delicious springtime flavors.

    Get the recipe here.

    6. Parchment Pouch Zucchini Spaghetti With Clams

    inspiralized.com

    This recipe is everything you love about clam linguine wrapped into a low-carb, mess-free package.

    Get the recipe here.

    7. Classic Parchment-Baked Salmon

    http://www.pickledplum.com/salmon-en-papillote/
    http://www.pickledplum.com/salmon-en-papillote/

    This classic stunner only has eight ingredients and can be made in less than 30 minutes.

    Get the recipe here.

    8. Mediterranean Chicken Packets

    marthastewart.com

    This tiny pouch brightens up simple chicken thanks to the trio of lemon, oregano, and feta.

    Get the recipe here.

    9. Shrimp, Bok Choy, and Noodles in Parchment

    https://www.seasonsandsuppers.ca/shrimp-bok-choy-noodles-en-papillote/
    https://www.seasonsandsuppers.ca/shrimp-bok-choy-noodles-en-papillote/

    Pro tip: use soaked rice noodles for an even quicker variation of this easy to make dinner.

    Get the recipe here.

    10. Wild Salmon, Asparagus, and Shiitakes in Parchment

    marthastewart.com

    If asparagus isn't your thing, feel free to substitute with sliced zucchini or eggplant.

    Get the recipe here.

    11. Shiitake Mushrooms and Brown Rice in Parchment

    marthastewart.com

    Shiitake mushrooms add serious earthiness to this easy and vegan-friendly dinner made with only seven ingredients.

    Get the recipe here.

    12. Lemon Garlic Chicken in Parchment

    nomnompaleo.com

    Remembering to marinate the chicken in garlic and lemon at least 10 minutes before baking is so, so worth it.

    Get the recipe here.

    13. Lemon Butter Salmon in Parchment

    thecookierookie.com

    A little lemon butter adds extra pop to this peppy packet.

    Get the recipe here.

    14. Eggs With Mushroom and Spinach

    Via marthastewart.com

    Breakfast without dirty dishes sounds like the perfect morning to me.

    Get the recipe here.

    15. Perfect Parchment-Baked Salmon

    http://thepioneerwoman.com/food-and-friends/how-to-perfectly-cook-salmon/
    http://thepioneerwoman.com/food-and-friends/how-to-perfectly-cook-salmon/

    Use whatever vegetables you have on hand as the bed of this succulent salmon.

    Get the recipe here.

    16. Mediterranean Cod in Parchment

    http://www.killingthyme.net/2017/02/27/cod-steamed-in-parchment/
    http://www.killingthyme.net/2017/02/27/cod-steamed-in-parchment/

    Artichokes, olives and, capers steam this cod to a flavorful, flaky perfection.

    Get the recipe here.

    Now go stock up on parchment and get cooking!