The culinary art of steaming foods in parchment paper, en papillote in French parlance, is the ideal cooking method when preparing meals for one. Just toss your ingredients in the packet and revel in the ultra-juicy meat and perfectly tender vegetables. For a ta-da presentation you can enjoy all to yourself, serve this at the table still wrapped in the parchment paper. Consider serving with a side of quinoa or freekeh.
To prepare parchment paper packets:
Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).
Toss onion, bell pepper, zucchini, garlic, oil, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) zau2019atar and a couple pinches of salt. Place vegetable mixture on parchment paper and top with chicken. Season chicken with salt and pepper and then top with lemon slices and remaining zau2019atar. Fold parchment paper over contents and seal shut.
Cook on rimmed baking sheet for 25 minutes and let rest for 5 minutes before opening.
This recipe is part of the Teeny Eats collection.
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