Catfish En Papillote

1 tbs soy sauce
3 tbs dry sherry
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbs chopped scallions
1/4 tsp ground ginger
4 Mississippi farm-raised catfish fillets, cut into 2-inch cubes
1 red pepper cut into strips
2 oz thinly sliced ham, cut into julienne strips
8 lemon slices

In medium bowl, combine soy sauce, sherry, garlic, scallions, ginger and catfish cubes. Preheat oven to 450F. Cut four 12x12 inch pieces of parchment paper or aluminum foil. Fold parchment paper to form a triangle; open. Place catfish in paper. Top with red pepper strips, ham and 2 slices of lemon. Spoon sauce over mixture. Fold in edges of paper to form a triangle. Crimp the edges to seal tightly. Place on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until catfish flakes easily. Remove from baking sheet and open paper.

Makes 4 Servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana