Shrimp, Fennel and Orange Parcels
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Shrimp, Fennel and Orange Parcels

This simple dish boasts the elegant flavor pairings of shrimp, fennel and orange. Wrapped in a parcel with vibrant tomatoes, these ingredients work magic while gently steaming. Unwrap at the table for some culinary theatre to reveal the wafts of scented steam and pretty colors.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro

+1 more appliance


35 mins total time

15 mins active time


Serves 4



  • small fennel bulb icon
    2 small fennel bulbs
  • orange icon
    1 orange
  • cherry Kumato tomatoes or cherry tomatoes icon
    8 oz cherry Kumato tomatoes or cherry tomatoes


  • peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp icon
    20 (1¼ lb) peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp

    tails intact

  • olive oil icon
    ¼ cup (2 fl oz) olive oil
  • kosher salt icon
    1½ tsp kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper icon
    Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

  • crusty bread icon
    Crusty bread

    grilled, to serve


  • 1Insert the wire rack into position 5. Set the oven to Air Fry, Super Convection, 400°F, for 14 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 2Trim the top off the fennel, reserve the fronds for garnish. Using a mandoline, thinly slice the fennel and place in a large bowl. Peel the orange zest into thin strips with a vegetable peeler, avoiding the white pith. Add to the fennel.
  • 3Add the tomatoes, shrimp and oil to the bowl, season with the salt and pepper and toss to combine.
  • 4Place a rectangular piece of parchment paper about 11-inch x 18-inch on top of a piece of foil about the same size. Place half the mixture on the parchment and repeat.
  • 5Working with one parcel at a time, enclose the shrimp mixture and seal. Place the parcels in the roasting pan.
  • 6Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and cook for 14 minutes.
  • 7Carefully open one of the parcels so it can be resealed. The shrimp should be opaque and just cooked through. If not, reseal the parcel and cook a little longer.
  • 8Garnish with the fennel fronds and serve with grilled bread.
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