Tomato & thyme cod

Tomato & thyme cod

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(207 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Ready in 20 minutes and low fat, this fish dish is great for a Monday night when you'd rather be on the sofa than in the kitchen

Nutrition and extra info

  • If the fish was not previously frozen
  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal172
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre1g
  • protein27g
  • salt1.11g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • 1 heaped tsp light, soft brown sugar
  • few sprigs thyme, leaves stripped

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 4 cod, fillets (we like No Catch) or another white flaky fish, such as pollock
    Cod

    Cod

    kod

    A popular mild-flavoured saltwater fish mainly found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Cod…

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion, then fry for 5-8 mins until lightly browned. Stir in the tomatoes, sugar, thyme and soy, then bring to the boil.

  2. Simmer 5 mins, then slip the cod into the sauce. Cover and gently cook for 8-10 mins until the cod flakes easily. Serve with baked or steamed potatoes.

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Bubzfudge
20th Oct, 2014
Lovely dish, I added chilli and garlic...was still lacking a little something so will tweak next time but overall was great.
clairsteel
20th Oct, 2014
Put garlic in with the onions and more thyme and we all loved it
emmak89
11th Oct, 2014
5.05
I make this regularly, it's great. Really quick, simple and healthy. I do add extra thyme and garlic (as I do in most things) and I've added chilli a few times to up the flavour - it's lovely! :)
cj-1991
1st Oct, 2014
Fantastic dish, went down a treat.. I put chilli in mine!
Anazeta
27th Aug, 2014
0.05
I'm not the biggest of fans of tomatoe sauces, though do eat them occasionally. I thought I would give this recipe a try based on the comments and the fact that it looked like an easy and healthy dinner. Unfortunately, I didn't enjoy this meal. I found the tomatoes too overpowering, even the increased amount of thyme did not help. The fish itself was bland after 'scrubbing off' the sauce so I will not be giving this another chance.
Glade
19th Aug, 2014
Made this for the mother-in-law, and it went down a treat. Really tasty dish, highly recommend you give this one a try.
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africanqueen
15th Aug, 2014
5.05
Another easy and delicious recipe, thank you BBC Good Food.
mamacatton
26th Jun, 2014
i made this the other night and froze it. now i'm wondering the best way to reheat it defrost and microwave? or boil in the bag I froze it in? please help
caroline343
9th Jun, 2014
5.05
made this for tea tonight and loved it, added extra onion and some paprika and crushed chilli, used 2 tins of tomatos as fish was frozen and thought it might reduce to much with 1 tin. served with rice and green beans. really really yummy. empty plates all round :)
Emma_JH
8th Jun, 2014
This is absolutely gorgeous. I like a bit of spice and so added two chilli's to the onions when frying with some dried thyme. It gave the dish an extra kick. Served with boiled baby potatoes and broccoli . A new favourite.

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