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Cheesy Citrus Cod

Cheesy Citrus CodRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (6-ounce) chunky cod or haddock fillets
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Rind of half of an orange
2 ounces low-fat soft cheese

4 tablespoons half fat créme fraîche
Rind and juice of half an orange
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons fresh chopped chives

Cooking Directions:

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

Makes 2 servings.

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority