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Cod with bacon, lettuce & peas

Cod with bacon, lettuce & peas

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A good source of folate and fibre, this healthy fish supper also contains two of your five-a-day

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal430
fat15g
saturates5g
carbs32g
sugars5g
fibre7g
protein42g
salt1.8g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
  • 2 rashers rindless smoked streaky bacon , cut into small pieces
  • 1 long shallot or small onion, very finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 2 x 140g/5oz thick skinless cod fillets
  • 140g frozen pea
  • 200ml chicken stock , fresh or made with ½ cube
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces , thickly shredded
  • 2 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche
  • 2 thick slices crusty wholegrain bread , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the sunflower oil in a medium non-stick frying pan. Add the bacon, shallot or onion, and garlic. Cook gently, stirring, for 2 mins, then push to one side of the pan.

  • STEP 2

    Season the cod with ground black pepper. Fry in the pan for 2 mins, then turn over. Add the peas and stock, and bring to a simmer. Cook over a medium heat for a further 2 mins, then add the lettuce and crème fraîche. Cook for a couple mins more, stirring the vegetables occasionally, until the fish is just cooked and the lettuce has wilted. Serve with bread to mop up the broth.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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