Salmon en Papillote Recipe | Boursin Cheese

Salmon en Papillote with Courgettes and Potatoes

with Boursin Garlic & Herbs Cheese

French for “in parchment,” en papillote simply refers to baking the salmon, courgettes, potatoes, and delicious Boursin Garlic & Herbs Cheese mixture in a folded parchment pouch. This method melds the flavours and enriches this exquisite salmon course.

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  • Level medium

  • Prep time 10 min

  • Cook time 10 min

  • Total time 20 min



  • Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil
  • Drop in potato slices
  • Cook for 5 minutes, drain, and reserve
  • Mix Boursin Cheese and crème fraiche in small bowl, divide in half and reserve
  • Tear off four sheets 40cm parchment paper
  • Divide and spread half the cheese mixture onto center of each parchment paper
  • Place half of the courgette and potato in overlapping slices
  • Add salmon fillet to each
  • Season fish with salt and black pepper
  • Layer remaining courgette and potato slices
  • Top with cheese mixture, sprinkle with peppercorns, and add a tablespoon of wine to each
Combine and Bake
  • Close parchment paper by drawing the two edges of the paper together
  • Fold down in 1cm increments until nearly touching the contents of the packet
  • Tuck the ends under and place on baking sheet 
  • Bake at 200°C for 10 minutes
  • Serve immediately


If salmon isn’t your fish of choice, you can use tuna or a thick fillet of white fish, like cod or haddock—either way your dinner will be delicious.

  • 1 box of Boursin Garlic & Herbs Cheese

  • 4 small red-skinned potatoes, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche

  • 2 small courgettes thinly sliced

  • 4 230g salmon fillets

  • 1 tablespoon pink peppercorns, cracked

  • 4 tablespoons white wine

  • Salt

  • Black pepper

  • 1/2 box of Boursin Garlic & Herbs Cheese

  • 2 small red-skinned potatoes, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoons crème fraîche

  • 1 small courgette thinly sliced

  • 2 230g salmon fillets

  • 1/2 tablespoon pink peppercorns, cracked

  • 2 tablespoons white wine

  • Salt

  • Black pepper