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Steamed Fillet of Cod with Mashed Potatoes


1 lb.  Fresh Fillet of Cod, washed and pat dry with paper towel
some Sea salt and ground pepper to sprinkle to the fillet
4 oz. Low fat Butter
2 tsp. Fresh parsley, chopped finely
3 medium size Potatoes, peeled, cut into quarter and boiled
some Milk, for mashing potatoes

Vegetables accompaniments:

1 large size Carrot, peel and dice into 1 inch, steamed or boiled
1/2 lb. Fresh Spinach,  chopped, steamed or boiled


Wash the fillet and pat dry with paper towel and sprinkle some salt and pepper, let it stand for 10 minutes.

Put a foil wrap in the steamer, to reserve the juice it will produce from steaming and cook the fish   for10-15 minutes.

Melt 3 oz. of the butter and pour over the fish and sprinkle with the parsley, cover again but don't cook any more, to avoid overcooking.

Boil the potatoes until soft enough  and mash well with the milk and remaining butter.

Boil or steam the carrot and spinach for 5 minutes.

Arrange in a serving dish the fish with the sauce, mashed potatoes and the vegetables on the side dish.

Serve warm immediately.

Serve 2 people.


Cooking time: 30 minutes

Preparation time: 10 minutes


Simple tips:

If you wish, you can alter your fish with other white flesh fillets like haddock or halibut.

Also you can vary the vegetables like green peas or asparagus.



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