Recipe for Cod with a Tarragon Sauce

February 13, 2014

Recipe for Cod with a Tarragon Sauce

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This sensational sauce goes with any white fish cod, hake, haddock etc. and it is delicate enough to go with lemon sole and plaice. I do prefer this with fresh bass, but these are hard to come by in mid winter, so a couple of cod fillets will make a great Valentines meal!

Cod with a Tarragon Sauce

February 13, 2014
: 2
: 10 min
: 20 min
: 30 min
: Easy

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Ingredients
  • 2 cod fillets skinned
  • 2 baking potatoes
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 finely chopped shallot
  • 1/2 glass white wine
  • 80ml chicken stock
  • 150ml double cream
  • 60gm cooked prawns
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • knob of melted butter
  • salt & pepper
  • sunblush tomatoes drained & sliced
  • chopped chives or a sprig of tarragon
Directions
  • Step 1 Cut each potato in half length ways then cut each half into three slices to form wedges
  • Step 2 Toss in olive oil and salt & pepper and roast for 25 minutes 220c/gas 7.
  • Step 3 Boil the shallots and white wine until almost dry
  • Step 4 Pour in cream & stock and simmer until the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Step 5 Just before serving add the prawns & tarragon, lemon juice & seasoning.
  • Step 6 Brush the cod with melted butter and cook in the oven for 6-8 minutes.
  • Step 7 Place a few roast potato wedges on each plate and arrange the cod on top. Pour over the sauce and garnish.

Recipe for Cod with a Tarragon Sauce


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