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Cheesy Citrus Cod

This recipe for Cheesy Citrus Cod comes from Seafish -

Seafish Established in 1981 the Sea Fish Industry Authority, known as Seafish, works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood. Its research and projects are aimed at raising standards, improving efficiency and ensuring that the industry develops in a viable way.

Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future. It is the UK’s only cross-industry seafood body working with fishermen, processors, wholesalers, seafood farmers, fish friers, caterers, retailers and the import / export trade.

Ingredients for Cheesy Citrus Cod

2 x 170g (6oz) chunky cod or haddock fillet
1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) olive oil
salt and black pepper
rind of half an orange
55g (2oz) low fat soft cheese

4 x 15ml spoon (4 tablespoons) half fat crème fraîche
rind and juice of half an orange
salt and black pepper
2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) fresh chopped chives

How to make Cheesy Citrus Cod

  • Preheat the grill
  • Place the fillets onto a greased grill pan and brush with the olive oil. Season and cook for 2 - 3 minutes under a moderate heat.
  • In a small bowl mix together orange rind and low fat soft cheese. Spread over the fish fillets.
  • Return to the grill and continue to cook for a further 4 - 5 minutes.
  • To make the sauce place the crème fraîche and orange rind and juice into a pan. Heat gently for 3-4 minutes, season and add the chopped chives.
  • Serve the fish and sauce with mashed potatoes and broccoli.

Serves 2





Reproduced with the permission of Seafish -