Method Bass Packets with Tomato, Corn, Chickpeas, and Olives


  Method Bass Packets with Tomato, Corn, Chickpeas, and Olives: Get dinner on the table quick (and keep dirty dishes to a minimum) with these simple fish packets. 


  • 1 c. fresh corn kernels from 2 ears
  • 1 c. canned chickpeas, rinsed
  • 4 oz. green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 lb. small tomatoes (about 2), cut into 8 wedges
  • 1/3 c. pitted green olives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless bass, halibut, or cod fillets
  • 4 sprigs oregano


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place corn, chickpeas, green beans, tomatoes, and olives on one side of four 11″-x-15″ pieces of parchment paper, dividing evenly. Drizzle with oil, dividing evenly, and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Season fish with salt and pepper and top with oregano; place on vegetables, dividing evenly.
  3. Fold parchment over fish and vegetables, then fold edges under twice to seal. Transfer packets to baking sheet and bake until fish is opaque throughout, 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Carefully tear open packets to serve.