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ROAST COD WITH A LEMON, GARLIC AND PARSLEY CRUST

Uploaded: 2 May, 2018

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Introduction

ROAST COD WITH A LEMON, GARLIC AND PARSLEY CRUST

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Ingredients - Serves: 4

675g/1lb 8oz cod fillet,3cm/1¼ inch thick

85g/3oz white breadcrumbs, soft or slightly stale

3 tbsp parsley, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

finely grated zest ½ lemon

60g/2¼oz butter, melted

squeeze of lemon juice

salt and pepper

lemon wedges, to serve

Method

  1. Season the cod well with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Mix the breadcrumbs with the parsley, garlic, lemon zest, salt and pepper, then add the butter and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly with your fingers.
  3. Place the cod in a shallow, ovenproof dish and press the buttered crumbs firmly onto the cod to make an even crust.
  4. Bake at 220°C/Gas 7 for 20-25 minutes until the crust is browned and the fish just cooked through. Serve immediately with lemon wedges and green salad or steamed asparagus and new potatoes.