Brill en papillote



  • 50ml/2fl oz soy sauce
  • 50ml/2fl oz sake
  • 50ml/2fl oz mirin
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 large banana leaves, steamed and softened the hard edge removed so they roll up (available from some Asian grocers)
  • 2 carrots, cut into fine strips
  • 3 spring onions, cut into fine strips
  • 1 small handful basil
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only
  • 5cm/2in root ginger, peeled, cut into fine strips
  • 4 x 200g/7oz pieces brill with the bone in