Pan Fried Cod

with Tomato Salsa

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10

min

Preparation

30

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

3

Steps

12

Ingredients

Crisp yet tender cod fillet, resting on a bed of buttered leek and topped with a refreshing tomato salsa. The perfect combination of taste and texture!

Let's start cooking!

Seasoned cod cooked with butter

Step 1 - Season and pan fry fish

  • Season the cod with salt evenly on all sides.

    Use local sea bass or red snapper instead of cod.
  • In a pan on high heat, heat 2 Tbsp vegetable oil. When hot, fry seasoned fish fillet.

  • Melt 30 g unsalted butter, thyme and 2 smashed clove garlic to the pan.

  • Baste the fish continuously for 2-3 minutes on each side until cooked. Set aside and drain cooked fish on a paper towel lined plate.

Leek cooked in butter

Step 2 - Cook leek in butter and garlic

  • In a separate pan, melt 50 g unsalted butter and fry 2 sliced garlic cloves and julienned leeks.
  • Mix and let it cook for 30 seconds. Set aside.
Seasoned tomato salsa

Step 3 - Make tomato salsa

  • In a bowl, combine coriander, tomatoes, lemon juice and onion into a bowl.
  • Season with salt, pepper, sugar and olive oil to taste. Mix well.
  • Adjust seasoning or acidity to taste. Set aside

Plate and serve!

Pan-seared cod with butter and topped with tomato salsa

Serve cooked cod fillet on plate, over a bed of leek. Top each cod fillet with tomato salsa and serve hot.

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